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Staff Seminar 6: From Settlement to City: The History and Social Transformation of Kajang

Presentation of souvenir by Dr. Voon Phin Keong (Vice Principal cum Academic Director, Office of Academic Affairs, New Era College) to speaker(left). Presentation of Staff Seminar by Mr. Lee Kim Sin (Director, Ulu Langat Community Museum), and moderator was Dr. Voon Phin Keong. Attendees of the staff seminar.


Title: From Settlement to City: The History and Social Transformation of Kajang
Date:  28 September 2016(Wednesday)
Time: 3:00pm-4:30pm
Venue: New Era College, Block B, 3rd Floor, Room 302
Organizer: Office of Academic Affairs, New Era College
Language: Chinese

Speaker: Mr. LEE Kim Sin (Director, Ulu Langat Community Museum)

Résumé of Speaker:

  • He graduated from Universiti Sains Malaysia (Biological Science) and Teacher Training College, Johor Bahru.
  • Social participation: Former Chairman, Youth Section of Kuala Lumpur Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall and a former member of the Selangor State Legislative Assembly (2008-2013).

Moderator: Dr. VOON Phin Keong (New Era College)

Abstract:

Kajang is the capital of Ulu Langat district that is located just south of Kuala Lumpur and undergoing a rapid rate of population growth. Its urban landscape, population structure, lifestyle and social developments are representation of signs of modern urban development. This presentation will examine the transformation of Kajang through a study of its historical development. Kajang has experienced a period vigorous cultural construction in the past. Based on its past and current situations, we will assess the conditions for answering  the call to revive the cultural vigour of the town.

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