Sojourners to Settlers - Tamils in Southeast Asia & Singapore : International Conference

Organised in conjunction with IHC's From the Coromandel Coast to the Straits - Revisiting Our Tamil Heritage special exhibition, and the launch of the publication Sojourners to Settlers - Tamils in Southeast Asia and Singapore, this two-day conference features a series of presentations and discussions from academics, researchers and community members on the topic of the Tamil heritage of Southeast Asia and Singapore.


6 and 7 December 2019

Time & Venue:
6 December: 6.00pm - 8.30pm, Indian Heritage Centre, Activity Room
7 December: 9.30am - 7.30pm, Asian Civilisations Museum, River Room

Detailed information is included in the Conference Programme below.

For more information or enquiries, kindly email

to Participants:
1. Each participant is allowed to book a maximum of two tickets. Multiple ticket bookings under the same name will be cancelled by the organiser.
2. As seating is limited, please ensure that you can attend the event before booking tickets.
3. Seats will be held for 15 minutes after the start of programme. If participants have not registered at the venue until that time, seats will be released to other attendees.
4. If you are facing problems with Peatix bookings, please email
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Dec 6 - Dec 7, 2019
[ Fri ] - [ Sat ]
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM SGT
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Day 1: Keynote Address FULL
Day 2: Book Launch and Keynote Address [9.30am - 12.30pm] FULL
Day 2: Panel 1 and Panel 2 [1.30pm - 7.30pm] FULL
Venue Address
5 Campbell Lane Singapore
Indian Heritage Centre