ICOMOS Malaysia New Village Working Group - Report 2 (15 June 2023)

(2023) ICOMOS Malaysia New Village Working Group - Report 2 (15 June 2023). Technical Report. ICOMOS Malaysia 340p. [Book]

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Abstract (in English)

This publication will be our second annual report recording this endeavor. A total of 3 symposiums as well as visits to NVs were organised between 16 May 2022 to 15 May 2023 for position-sharing and research outcomes. Both top down and bottom up approaches were adopted concurrently in scrutinising its potential. The top down approach carried out was to collaborate with relevant local councils, with involvement of state/ national heritage department for organising symposium and visit to the selected NVs. Three (3) symposiums under heading “The Second Glace – New Vision for New Village” with visits to selected New Villages were held. These include symposium and visit at Berapit NV in Penang, Jenjarom NV in Selangor and Chaah NV in Johor. Community Participatory approach was adopted to formulate Cultural Mapping for the selected NVs. This includes formation local focus group, collection of oral history, old photos, old documents, newspaper were carried out, and then presenting and sharing the outcome with the relevant local council, state and national heritage department. Three (3) galleries display about history and life within the NV were launched. These galleries initiated by local communities and NGOs with support from the local councils. Gallery at Papan NV in Perak, Gallery at Jenjarom NV and Gallery at Pandamaran NV in Selangor. NVWG collaborates with experts (members of NVWG) from local universities such as University of Malaya, New Era University College, and Taylor’s University, UCSI University and University Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia for events and research works. The potential collaboration on research works with University of Nottingham and University of Liverpool in the UK also in the pipeline. Scholars on from University of Hong Kong, University of Chicago, and Southeast University China also contacted NVWG for their research works, and when possible participating in activities organized by NVWG, such as visit to the NVs and meeting with the local at the NVs. Apart from this publication, member of NVWG will present two (2) research papers on NVs in upcoming ICOMOS Triennial General Assembly 2023 in Sydney from 1-10 September 2023. Additionally, member of NVWG also contributed a chapter in book titled “Kedah: A History in Drawings” launched in May 2023 by Taylor’s University.

Item Type: Book (Technical Report)
Corporate Authors: ICOMOS Malaysia New Village Working Group
Languages: English
Keywords: New Villages; Malayan Emergency; Malaya; Briggs Plan; concentration camps; national inventories
Subjects: H.HERITAGE TYPOLOGIES > 06. Cultural landscapes
H.HERITAGE TYPOLOGIES > 17. Intangible cultural heritage
I.CULTURAL TOURISM > 04. Sustainable tourism
I.CULTURAL TOURISM > 06. Types of tourism (urban, rural, religious...)
J.HERITAGE ECONOMICS > 05. Heritage and sustainable development
O.INTANGIBLE HERITAGE > 02. Oral traditions and expressions (including language)
O.INTANGIBLE HERITAGE > 04. Social practices, rituals and festive events
P. GEOGRAPHIC AREAS > 04. Asia and Pacific islands
National Committee: Malaysia
Volume: 2
Number of Pages: 340
Depositing User: Dr Ai Tee GOH
Date Deposited: 12 Jun 2023 15:23
Last Modified: 12 Jun 2023 15:23
URI: https://openarchive.icomos.org/id/eprint/2907

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