Muhammad Suhail Mohamed Yazid is a PhD candidate in History and the Prince of Wales Student at Trinity College, University of Cambridge. A Singaporean historian, Suhail researches the broader history of decolonisation in the Malay World, the Commonwealth of Nations, and the Global South. His book He Who is Made Lord recovers the multiple meanings of the Yang di-Pertuan Negara during a highly contested period of Singapore’s history.
In this episode, Muhammad Suhail shares his key findings on the Yang di-Pertuan Negara and the historical significance of the office for Singapore.
Suhail's book is available at Wardah Books.