PHT Talks: ‘Sook Ching’ 1942 and the Involvement of Chung Ling High School Penang: A New Interpretation

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Date: 27th January 2019 (Sunday) Time: 3.30pm to 5.00pm Venue: Penang Heritage Trust, 26 Church Street Donations: RM10 (members)/ RM20 (non-members). RSVP: info@pht.org.my  or call +604- 264 2631 Abstract “Sook Ching” Operation was carried out by the Japanese army administration in the early Japanese Occupation in Malaya (1942-1945) to eliminate the anti-Japanese Chinese. The operation started in Singapore in […]

PHT Talk Series 2018: Gentrification and George Town

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Date: 17th March 2018 (Saturday) Time: 3pm-5pm Venue: Penang Heritage Trust Office, 26 Church Street, George Town. Donations: RM10 (members)/ RM 20 (non-members) RSVP: info@pht.org.my or call +604 264 2631 Abstract In this talk, the speakers would enlighten the audience on the concept of gentrification, and illustrate how and where does it usually take place. […]

PHT Talks: Tales from the Grave – The Northam Road Protestant Cemetery

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Date: 19th November 2017 (Sunday) Time: 2pm – 3.30pm Venue: Penang Heritage Trust, 26 Church Street Donations: RM 5(members)/ RM 20 (non-members) RSVP: info@pht.org.my or call +604 264 2631 Talk Synopsis: We pass it on a daily basis, but what do you know about the little graveyard on Northam Road? You are cordially invited to […]

The Sustainability Paradox: Developing and Managing Tourism at Urban World Heritage Sites.

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The Sustainability Paradox: Developing and Managing Tourism at Urban World Heritage sites Abstract Is increased tourism good or bad for Penang? How much should people be willing to allow their community to evolve in the chase for the tourism ringgit? 2017 was designated as the year of International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. Under […]

Penang Heritage Trust Talk: Penang in Thai Documents

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Penang Heritage Trust Talk: Penang in Thai Documents by Prapassorn Posrithong Date: 22nd December 2016 (Thursday) Time: 5pm- 7pm Venue: Penang Heritage Trust, 26 Church Street Donations: RM10 (members)/ RM 25 (non-members) RSVP: info@pht.org.my / tel: +604 264 2631 About the Talk: Penang Island was traditionally called KohHmak or island of Areca, in Thai. After […]

Penang Heritage Trust Talk: George Town’s Iron Rod Sculptures

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Penang Heritage Trust Talks: George Town’s Iron Rod Sculptures A Talk by Mike Gibby Date: 18th December 2016 (Sunday) Time: 3.30pm to 5.30pm Venue: Hin Bus Depot, 31 Jalan Gurdwara Donations: RM 10(members)/ RM 25(non-members) RSVP: info@pht.org.my / +604 264 2631 About the talk: Heritage Goes Mainstream The 52 iron rod sculptures, a collection of […]

Yangon Echoes: Inside Heritage Homes

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Penang Heritage Trust Talks: ‘Yangon Echoes: Inside Heritage Homes’ A Talk by Virginia Henderson and Tim Webster Date: 25th November 2016 (Friday) Time: 5.30pm Venue: Penang Heritage Trust, 26 Church Street Donations: RM10 (members)/ RM25 (non-members) RSVP: info@pht.org.my or call +604 264 2631 Yangon Echoes – The Book Being an unprecedented work of oral history […]

Penang Forum Talk: Modern Trams – Are They Suitable for George Town and Penang?

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Modern Trams: Are They Suitable for George Town and Penang? by Ric Francis Date: 30th September 2016 (Friday) Time: 5.30pm Venue: Penang Heritage Trust, 26 Church Street, George Town Admission: Free Ric Francis, author and expert on trams, returns to Penang and will be delivering a talk on the suitability on implementing modern day trams […]

PHT Free Talk: SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT STRATEGIES BEYOND MEGACITIES

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Date: 23rd September 2016 (Friday) Time: 5.30pm Venue: Penang Heritage Trust, 26 Church Street, George Town Admission: Free Speaker: Dr Dorina Pojani Megacities have frequently received a disproportionate amount of attention over other sizes of cities in recent discourse on urban sustainability. In this lecture, Dorina will present why a focus on smaller and medium-sized […]