In September 14-16, 2017, the Philippine Historical Society Association together with the Society of Indonesian Historians and the Malaysia Historical Society held an International conference on the theme of “The Malay World: Connecting the Past to the Present” held at the Manila Hotel and De La Salle University. The conference provided a venue for historians and scholars from their own eyes instead of from Western lens.
This Particular issue of the Historical Bulletin contains selected articles from the aforementioned conference.
- Decolonizing History in Southeast Asia: Revisiting the Manila and Singapore Conferences, 1960-1961 by Reynaldo C. Ileto
- Literary Recreations of History: New Narratives and Interpretations of the Sulalat Al-Salatin/The Malay Annals by Muhammad Haji Salleh
- Indigenous Epistemology and the Post-Colonial Discourse of Historiography in the Malay World by Zaid Bin Ahmad
- Becoming an Urban Citizen: The Struggle for Rights and the Politics of Indonesian Nationalism in the Dutch Colonial City of Surabaya in the Early Decades of the Twentieth Century by Andi Achdian
- The Anti-Imperialist League and the fight for Philippine Independence by Rowena Q. Bailon
- Review and Evaluation of Sources on Oroquieta City as WWII “Capital of Free Philippines” by Ian Christopher B. Alfonso