Tuesday, March 9, 2021

PROF. Dato’ Dr. Ahmad Murad Merican

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The Hispanized Malay: The Philippines in the Malay World

TO this day, the Filipino is still seeking his identity. The ghost of the Spanish colonial order lingers on. I have encountered colleagues and...

Unveiling Tempo: A Cultural History

INDONESIA’S Tempo magazine provided a window to the nation’s New Order.  The weekly was popular among some of us in Malaysia journalism schoosl back...

Nakhoda Light in the Malay World

I begin with an old narrative. I am rehearsing this week’s column with the mention on the history of Penang, or of George Town....

A Kedah Island: the stolen past of Pulau Pinang

THE story of this island of Kedah is contested. The Eurocentric narrative accords Francis Light the founding status of Pulau Pinang in 1786. This...

The Jawi Peranakan: Early Popular Expressions of Malay Identity in the Archipelago

The newspaper Jawi Peranakan (1876 – 1895),  the first Bahasa Melayu periodical in Malaysia grew from the enterprise of the Jawi Peranakan community.  It...

Khabar from Tanjong: Bahasa Melayu Newspapers in Early Pulau Pinang

EARLY Tanjong Malay life is understated. The Bahasa Melayu newspapers then provided a window to the dynamics of her cultural and intellectual expressions. The early...

The Road to Bukittinggi: Aziz Ishak’s Rendition in his Mencari Bako

In his Mencari Bako (Searching for Roots), published in 1983, a memoir of his journey in search of origins and ancestors, Abdul Aziz Ishak...

Rantau and Merantau: Geography and Soul

PROF. Dato’ Dr. Ahmad Murad Merican RANTAU and merantau has been embedded this region since time immemorial. It manifests the spirit of the homeland long...

A Kingdom without Soldiers: Communication throughout the Alam Minangkabau

PROF. Dato’ Dr. Ahmad Murad Merican A grandson of a well known Minangkabau figure in Kuala Lumpur history originating from Batusangkar,   once shared a statement...

Kedah on My Mind: Erecting the Memory of the 1821 Siamese Invasion

PROF. Dato’ Dr. Ahmad Murad Merican SIAMESE forces invaded Kedah in 1821 – to be exact on 12 November. That turned out to be the...

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