KOTA KINABALU: The Confucius Institute @ Universiti Malaysia Sabah (CI@UMS) and the United Sabah Chinese Communities Association of Kota Kinabalu (USCCAKK) will joint organize the Land Below the Wind Talk-20 on September 25, 2022 (Sunday) at 9:00 pm.
The organizers have invited Dr. Tan Beng Huat to deliver his talk entitled “Maritime Silk Road Culture: Sabah Narratives in the Context of the 10-year-old Belt and Road Initiative”.
Dr. Tan Beng Huat graduated from University of South Australia (UniSA) with the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA). He has founded the Sabah Maritime Silk Road Society in 2015, thereafter he served as the president of the society until 2019.
It is not only the first overseas Maritime Silk Road organizations in Malaysia to adhere to the “Belt and Road” vision, but also the only one from the positioning of the South China Sea culture at that time.
As a prelude to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the “Belt and Road Initiative”, Dr. Tan Beng Huat, the founder of the Malaysia Sea Silk Association and Sabah Sea Silk Association, will talk on Sabah’s post-pandemic reconstruction and recovery from the perspective of a researcher and promoter of cultural and creative industries.
Besides, he will touch on how to revive the rich cultural and historical resources of the South China Sea so that Sabah can find its own revitalization and win-win position for the next wave of “Belt and Road Initiative”.
This Land Below the Wind Talk is opened to the public free of charge. The language of this talk is Chinese and English. All are welcome to participate by scanning the QR code.