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"Come Heed the Call"
700 days to RI Bicentennial
05 July 2021

Itโ€™s 700 days to RIโ€™s bicentennial!

Today, the ๐—ฅ๐—œ ๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฌ ๐—›๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜† ๐—ฆ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜€ project group helmed by Chua Jun Yan (Class of 2013), Theophilus Kwek (Class of 2012), Thia Shan Zhi (Class of 2010) and Sean Ong (Class of 2015), has published four articles to mark the start of the series.


The series will centre around the theme โ€œHistory of RI and History through RIโ€ through stories about its artefacts, campuses, school events and people. The articles and topics discussed will also illuminate history through RI, telling stories that will unravel larger threads in the history of education or of Singaporeโ€™s development more generally.


Enjoy the selection of articles here:

Foreword: http://tinyurl.com/riHSforeword

Solidarity and Hope: The First Year by Theophilus Kwek (Class of 2012): https://tinyurl.com/riHSSHTFY

Decolonising RI by Chua Jun Yan (Class of 2013): https://tinyurl.com/riHSDC1

Girls in RI: 1800s to 1930s by Clarice Chee (Class of 2022): https://tinyurl.com/riHSGRI1

Singaporeโ€™s First (Failed) School Merger: The Star-Crossed Union of the Anglo-Chinese College and the Singapore Institution by Eugene Lim (Class of 2013): https://tinyurl.com/riHSsfsm


If you feel inspired by what you have read, you are invited to contribute to the conversation with your own article! Please feel free to reach out to join the conversation through RI200@ri.edu.sg.