Faris Joraimi

Faris Joraimi

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Faris studies the history of the Malay world. He believes Singapore cannot be fully understood separately from its ancestral archipelago. Faris is pursuing his PhD at New York University.

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The nation as a concept is so new and limited. For most of recorded history people tended to identify with their city, town or village first. To cherish the Singapore of “Saint Jack” opens up a different kind of belonging.

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