Perak Academy Talks (28 Feb & 14 Mar 2015)

The Perak Academy continues its journey of making our Perak a centre for thought and intellectual discourses.

Dato’ Seri Lim Chong Keat will speak on the current state of botanical research in Malaysia on Saturday, February 28 at 4pm at Perak Academy’s Secretariat Building, No 71A, First Floor, Jalan Tun Sambanthan, 30000 Ipoh (Opp Maybank Main Branch, Old Town).

Dato’ Seri had addressed the Academy on ‘Travels with Frank Swettenham’ on May 20, 2000 and again on ‘Botanical Discoveries in Perak’ on November 9, 2004.




On Saturday, March 14 Perak Academy will host a dinner talk by YAM Tunku Zain Al-‘Abidin ibni Tuanku Muhriz, founding president of the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS). Tunku is an author and columnist in The Star and various other leading newspapers.

The title of Tunku’s talk is ‘Healing the Nation’.

The Academy’s two previous events, namely the Perak Lecture ‘Inequality and Financial Crisis’ by Dr Lim Mah Hui on December 20, 2014 and the launch of the book ‘Ripples’ on Saturday, January 24 were well attended and generated interesting feedback.

Enquiries for the above events should be made to Wai Kheng at 05 241 3742 or

016 551 8172 or via email to

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