Wanted: Social History Project Coordinator for Penang Story.
Penang was the first British Colony, east of Bengal. Founded in Protected content , Penang Malacca and Singapore later became a group of settlements along Straits of Malacca. These Straits Settlements survived Portuguese, Dutch, British, Japanese with pinches of Dutch, German, French, Spanish and Russian influences integrating with Asian humanities, till today maintain their individual unique-ness, a melting pot of culinaries, ethnicities, religious tolerances, multi-culti,races,social adaptations,etc, PENANG is truly the Pearl of the Orient!
The Penang Heritage Trust Protected content is a non-profit NGO with charitable status. It is looking for a qualified volunteer (or semi-volunteer) to run a one-year social history project in Penang as part of the long-term documentation of the George Town World Heritage Site.
The task is to organise community history workshops and coordinate an oral history programme. Proficiency in English essential and proficiency in one or more other local languages (Malay, Tamil, Mandarin or a southern Chinese dialect) is desirable. Those interested, please write to Protected content