In emphasising racial differences, we are also denying our commonality as members of the same nation. Being Chinese, Malay or Indian, means that we cannot just be Singaporean.
Author Archives: Laavanya Kathiravelu
Laavanya Kathiravelu is Assistant Professor at the Division of Sociology, Nanyang Technological University. Her interests lie in migration, race, ethnicity and urban studies. Her first book, Migrant Dubai (2016), traces labour migration and city-building in the Gulf emirate of Dubai. She is committed to furthering understandings of less discussed social spaces and cultural phenomena in the Global South, especially from a postcolonial perspective.