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.

Putting families first

Putting families first

Speakers: Professor Mary C Brinton, Reischauer Institute Professor of Sociology at Harvard University; Mrs Josephine Teo, Singapore’s Senior Minister of State 19 Jan 2017

Leading Harvard sociology scholar Prof Mary C Brinton recently delivered a lecture at NUS titled “Post-industrial fertility rates in East Asia and Europe: Lessons for Singapore”. Organised by our Centre for Family and Population Research and Global Asia Institute, the lecture included a dialogue involving Singapore’s Senior Minister of State Mrs Josephine Teo.

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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