Malaya at War

(Remembering the Malayan Campaign & Malayan Emergency)

DAY 1: SATURDAY 10 AUGUST 2019 – MALAYAN CAMPAIGN

0800

Registration

0900

Welcome Remarks & Opening

0920

Keynote address:

First Malaysian to be appointed as the Chief of the Royal Malaysian Navy

Presented by:-

Rear Admiral (R) Tan Sri K. Thanabalasingam

0940

Morning tea

1000

Defense of Malaya, 1941-42

Presented by:-

Professor Brian Farrell
Professor of Military History,
Department of History,
National University of Singapore

1040

Force Z – Battlecruiser HMS Repulse and the Malayan Campaign

Presented by:-

Rear Admiral Guy R. Griffiths, AO DSO DSC RAN (Rtd)
Patron, HMS Repulse Survivors Association,
Served on board the HMS Repulse (1941),
Former Flag Officer Naval Support Command and Chief
of Naval Personnel, Royal
Australian Navy

1120

Kuala Lumpur at War, 1939-1945

Presented by:-

Mr. Andrew Barber
Military History Researcher

1200

Lunch

1400

The Battle of Kampar 1941-42

Presented by:-

Mr. Harchand Singh Bedi
Military History Researcher

1440

The story of Sybil Karthigasu – a WWII Malayan heroine

Presented by:-

Mr. Law Siak Hong
President, Ipoh Heritage Society

1520

Wreckage, war relics and war historical sites

Presented by:-

En. Shaharom Ahmad
Malaysian Military Historian & Researcher

1600

Afternoon Tea

1630

Preserving war historical sites and promoting military history tourism in Malaysia

Panelists:-
(i) Mr. George Yong
Malaysian Battlefield Guide

(ii) En. Zafrani Arifin
Malaysian Battlefield Guide

(iii) Mr. Henry Ong
Head, Business Development,
Holiday Tours & Travel Sdn Bhd

(iv) Mr. Dennis Weatherall
Australian Military Historian,
Accredited Battlefield Guide

Moderator: Mr Seumas Tan
Research Director, War History Institute

Session End

DAY 2 : SUNDAY 11 AUGUST 2019 – MALAYAN EMERGENCY

1300 Lunch

1400

Emergency in Malaya (1948 -60)

Presented by:-

Mr. Christopher Hale
Documentary Producer & Non-Fiction writer

1440

The Bukit Kepong incident

Presented by:-

Tan Sri J J Raj Jr
Retired Commissioner of Police, Royal Malaysian
Police. He was the OCPD of Pagoh when the Bukit Kepong tragedy happened.

1520

Afternoon tea

1540

The Role of British Propaganda during the Malayan Emergency (1948-60)

Presented by:-

Assoc. Professor Dr. Kumar Ramakrishna
Head of Policy Studies and Head of National Security
Studies Programme,

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies,
Nanyang Technological University,
Singapore.

1620

A Skit depicting an event in the Malayan Emergency by Malaya Historical Group

1700

Programme Ends

* Note: The topics and speakers may be subject to change

Malaya at War Conference
10th to 11th August 2019 

Conference Registration
Category

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(Twin Share)

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USD 510.00

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(Single Occupancy)

RM 2205.00

USD 565.00

RM 2535.00

USD 650.00

Student / Academician

RM 380.00

USD 98.00

RM 450.00

USD 115.00


Conference Package Includes:
3 Nights Hotel Stay with breakfast (Twin-Share)
1 & ½ Days Conference with Tea Break & Lunch
1 Networking Gala Dinner
2 Ways Airport Transfer

Conference Package Excludes:
Optional Tour:
1 – Half Day Kuala Lumpur City Tour (Seat in Coach Basis) – USD 23 only
2 – Half Day Country Tour (Seat in Coach Basis) – USD 23 only
3 – Kuala Lumpur Night Tour with cultural show & dinner (Seat in Coach Basis) – USD 55 only

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