Malay Manuscript Collection and Early Malay Printing in America and Europe

  • Level 5, Possibility Room, National Library Building
  • 25 Nov 2017
  • 2pm - 3pm
  • Free admission. Please register at library eKiosks or www.nlb.gov.sg/golibrary.
Professor Hadijah Rahmat will discuss the manuscripts and early Malay books found in the United States (US) and Europe, where there are precious collections on Malay literary culture. These were gathered by Christian missionaries, scholars as well as European and American colonial officers. Learn about Professor Hadijah's experiences in examining manuscripts and early Malay printings held at institutions such as the Library of Congress (US), Leiden University (Netherlands) and the University of Cambridge (United Kingdom).

Last Modified:  06 Nov 2017

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