Thought Leadership

Some of the world’s leaders, and leading thinkers from NUS and overseas, regularly gather and add to the rich diversity of thoughts and ideas on our campuses, in Singapore and across the globe.
Here’s what they had to share.

Circulations, Connections & Networks: Early Globalisation & Cosmopolitan Singapore

Speaker: Professor Tan Tai Yong, 6th S R Nathan Fellow for the Study of Singapore 31 Oct 2018

Professor Tan Tai Yong, President and Professor of Humanities (History) at Yale-NUS College, 6th SR Nathan Fellow at the Institute of Policy Studies of our Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, delivered a lecture where he explained that Singapore was “globalised” long before the idea of globalisation became popular.

Dialogue as the way forward for a peaceful Asian Century

Dialogue as the way forward for a peaceful Asian Century

Speakers: Professor Kishore Mahbubani, Professor Wang Gungwu, Professor Kanti Bajpai, and Professor Chan Heng Chee 19 Nov 2021