HY4231 Family-State Relations in Chinese History – Transforming the concept of kinship

In this interview, Dr Wang Jinping gives us a sneak peak into her module, HY4231 Family-State Relations in Chinese History, which will be offered to undergraduates in AY2021/2022 Semester 1. Tell us a bit more about the module! Could you share some memorable experiences you had while teaching it? This module has gone through aContinue reading “HY4231 Family-State Relations in Chinese History – Transforming the concept of kinship”

HY2257 Law, Crime, and Punishment in History – Interrogating laws and legal systems

In this interview, Dr Nurfadzilah Yahaya chats with us about her module, HY2257 Law, Crime, and Punishment in History, which will be offered to undergraduates in AY2021/2022 Semester 1. We noticed that the module hasn’t been offered in the past academic years. Could you give us an overview of the module and your plans forContinue reading “HY2257 Law, Crime, and Punishment in History – Interrogating laws and legal systems”

HY4207 Special Paper in Military History – Re-examining war crime trials in history

In this interview, Prof Brian Farrell tells us about HY4207 Special Paper in Military History, a module offered to undergraduates in AY2021/2022 Semester 1. The module title is a very old title that even predates me. I’ve been here since 1993, and it comes from a time when it used to mean that professors couldContinue reading “HY4207 Special Paper in Military History – Re-examining war crime trials in history”

HY3250 Approaches to Singapore History – Debunking and decolonising narratives

In this interview, Dr John Solomon shares his experience teaching HY3250 Approaches to Singapore History, a module offered to undergraduates in AY2021/2022 Semester 1. Tell us a bit more about the module! Could you share some memorable experiences you had while teaching it? The module will be focusing on Singapore historiography. We’re going to lookContinue reading “HY3250 Approaches to Singapore History – Debunking and decolonising narratives”

HY2206 China’s Imperial Past: History and Culture – Learning with fun and style

In this interview, Dr Wang Jinping tells us about HY2206 China’s Imperial Past: History & Culture, which will be offered to undergraduates of all disciplines in AY2021/2022 Semester 1. We noticed that this module hasn’t been offered in recent years, and I’m sure a lot of students would be excited to know what you haveContinue reading “HY2206 China’s Imperial Past: History and Culture – Learning with fun and style”