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Faris Joraimi

Faris Joraimi is a graduate researcher whose interests span the narrative traditions, material culture, and port-cities of the Malay world. He was formerly a Lee Kong Chian Research Fellow at the National Library of Singapore.

An essayist, his meditations on culture and public history in Singapore have appeared in various print and electronic media, including s/pores: New Directions in Singapore Studies, Mynah magazine, New Naratif, BiblioAsia and 天下 (Taiwan). Faris is also co-editor of Raffles Renounced: Towards a Merdeka History (Ethos Books: 2021), a volume of essays on colonialism and historiography in Singapore.






Release from May 2022