International Conference The 1911 Revolution: Dr. Sun Yat Sen, the Revolutionaries and the Next Centennial (3 - 4 November 2011)
The Memorial Hall jointly organised the International Conference on The 1911 Revolution: Dr. Sun Yat Sen, the Revolutionaries and the Next Centennial with the Department of Chinese Studies, National University of Singapore (NUS) and the National Dr Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall in Taiwan, from 3 to 4 November 2011 at the Marina Mandarin Singapore. The keynote speaker for the conference was Professor Yen Ching-Hwang (School of History and Politics, University of Adelaide, Australia) and his speech was entitled "Reflections on Dr. Sun Yat Sen and the 1911 Revolution".
The conference attracted a total of 35 scholars from Singapore, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Australia, Japan and Malaysia who presented 32 papers during the conference.
The 24th International Sun Yat Sen-Soong Ching Ling Museums Joint Conference
The 24th International Sun Yat Sen-Soong Ching Ling Museums Joint Conference was a three day event organized by the Memorial Hall from 10 to 12 November 2012. The conference invited over 70 representatives from various Sun Yat Sen and Soong Ching Ling Museums all over the world to share on respective museums’ programmes and to discuss on possible collaborations in the near future. Ms Josephine Teo, Minister of State for Finance and Transport, was the Guest-of-Honour for the event held at Grand Park City Hall.
The Conference provided an invaluable opportunity for the Memorial Hall to engage with our international partners. We will continue to explore more collaboration with these overseas museums and to develop more programmes, exhibitions and activities in order to highlight Singapore’s contribution towards the Revolution.