The talk is conducted in Mandarin.
Discover the origins of the "Sam Kiang" (Sanjiang) people. Uncover the stories behind why early migrants of this community were referred to as Shanghainese and explore the historical ties between Shanghai and Singapore over a hundred years ago. Gain insights into some of the early prominent figures from the Sam Kiang community and their pioneering works in different industries that contributed to Singapore’s society. You will also hear from three esteemed members of the Sam Kiang Huay Kuan who will provide a comprehensive introduction of Sam Kiang Huay Kuan and the Sam Kiang community, from their past historical roles to their modern-day contributions in the society.
About the Speaker(s)
Dr. Lee Peng Shu
PhD in History from Xiamen University; President of Sam Kiang Huay Kuan; Honorary Member of Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry; Council Member of Singapore Federation of Chinese Clan Association; Board Member of Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall.
Mr Liew Nam Wong
Committee Member (Finance) of Sam Kiang Huay Kuan
Mr Li Yeming
Chief Editor of www.sgwritings.com, Committee Member of Sam Kiang Huay Kwan, Vice-Chair of Editorial Board of Yuan Magazine; Committee Member of Singapore Writers Association; History, Literature and Philosophy Lecturer of Singapore Hainan Hwee Kuan