San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Teaching historical controversy is often seen as having the potential to develop important historical thinking skills and understandings as well as prepare students to effectively participate in society. However, highlighting history textbook controversies or teaching historical controversy is fraught with many challenges for educators. Join in the discussion on the the writing, teaching and learning of controversial histories in schools as these and other issues addressed in Controversial History Education in Asian Contexts are explored by the book editors and panel discussants.
The panel of discussants will be chaired by sociologist Kwok Kian Woon and comprise of history students and history practitioners who have these issues close to their hearts:
Annaliza Bakri, teacher
Lisa Li, former teacher
Justin Ng, trainee teacher, NIE
Samanta Wan, trainee teacher, NIE
The book will be on sale at a special promotional price during the event. For more information, see http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415833523/
ABOUT THE EDITORS
Mark Baildon is an Associate Professor and Deputy Head, Humanities and Social Studies Education Academic Group, NIE.
Loh Kah Seng is an Assistant Professor at the Institute for East Asian Studies at Sogang University.
Ivy Maria Lim is an Assistant Professor, Humanities and Social Studies Education Academic Group, NIE.
Gül Inanç is a part-time faculty teaching modern European history at Department of History, NUS and the School of Art, Design, and Media, NTU.
Junaidah Jaffar is a Teaching Fellow, Humanities and Social Studies Education Academic Group, NIE.
ABOUT THE CHAIRPERSON
Kwok Kian Woon is a faculty member of the Sociology Division and Associate Provost (Student Life) at NTU.
When & Where
Singapore Heritage Society
Founded in 1987, the Singapore Heritage Society is a non-profit, non-government organisation and registered charity with IPC (Institution of Public Character) status. The Society is dedicated to raise awareness of Singapore’s history and cultural heritage through Research, Education and Advocacy.