Peter Lee

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Peter Lee

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First Name

Peter

Surname or Business Name

Lee

Years Affiliated

2019

Affiliation

NUS Baba House, Singapore

Birthplace

Singapore

Biographical Text

Peter Lee is an independent researcher, and the Honorary Curator of the NUS Baba House – a historical house museum managed by the National University of Singapore. He has been a guest curator/co-curator for many exhibitions at the Peranakan Museum, including Junk to Jewels – The Things that Peranakans Value (2008), Sarong Kebaya (2011), Amek Gambar: Peranakans and Photography (2018). He was also the guest curator of Port Cities: Multicultural Emporiums of Asia, 1500–1900 at ACM in 2016, and co-authored its exhibition catalogue.
He has also authored/co-authored a number of important publications, including The Straits Chinese House with Jennifer Chen, published by the National Museum of Singapore (1998, 2006); and Sarong Kebaya (2014), which was shortlisted for the 2018 Singapore History Prize. In 2020, The Mark of Empire, a four-part documentary in which he features as the series’ host, was broadcast regionally by Channel News Asia, Singapore, and uploaded on YouTube.

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Citation

“Peter Lee,” NTU CCA Singapore Digital Archive, accessed June 26, 2022, https://ntuccasingapore.omeka.net/items/show/4057.