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HERstory: Southeast Asia

26 EpisodesProduced by Agas RamirezWebsite

Welcome to HERstory, the history of Southeast Asia, told from her perspective. We’ll discover historical figures, matriarchal societies, and contemporary female icons — and maybe learn about ourselves along the way. Season 1 focuses on the Southeast Asian age of commerce up to the colonial period.


11 | Cik Siti Wan Kembang and Puteri Saadong

In this episode, we’ll meet Cik Siti Wan Kembang, who according to some sources was the ruler of the state of Kelantan from 1610 to 1677. Like the previous episode on Prinsesa Urduja of Tawalisi, fact meets fiction for Cik Siti Wan Kembang and her daughter Puteri Saadong.

This month's ad is the History of Colonisation podcast! @hoc_pod is hosted by Nanyang Technological University student, Fidellithy.

Please also check out Tuk Tuk Box's newsletter, "January: Royal(Teas) ft. HERstorySEA Podcast."

Don't forget to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, @herstoryseapod!

For a copy of the show notes, a shout out at the end of the next episode, access to the resource library, regional current events updates, and the occasional bonus episode, join us on Patreon at

Welcome to the Patreon, Shereen and Chanda! And as always, many thanks to Laura, Yati, Kara, and Mando.

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