Singapore in the 14th century

Singapore in the 14th century

Lecture by John Miksic

Given at the SkillsFuture Festival Singapore History Series on June 28, 2019

This presentation aims to arouse curiosity and questions about Singapore’s history by providing an overview of early Singapore’s connections with the region and beyond. Get a keen sense of the broad political, economic and socio-cultural trends in 14th century Singapore through archaeological sources and historical texts. Professor Miksic will also explore climatic episodes such as the medieval climate anomaly and its impacts on 14th century Singapore.

John N. Miksic is Professor Emeritus at the National University of Singapore. Click here to view his university webpage.

Top Image: Map of Singapore from 1830

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