Thought Leaders

Professor Tan Tai Yong

IPS-Nathan Lecture I - The long and short of Singapore history: cycles, pivots and continuities

Speaker: Professor Tan Tai Yong, President and Professor of Humanities (History) at Yale-NUS College05 Sep 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 analysed the state history and identified some of the underlying continuities to show that history is not merely a thing of the past; but by understanding how our island has been shaped by its history, to provide a better appreciation of our current and continued challenges as a city-state.

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Relevance of Liberal Arts Education for Asian Development

Relevance of Liberal Arts Education for Asian Development

Speaker: Professor Tan Tai Yong, President-designate of Yale-NUS College26 Apr 2017

Professor Tan shared on the practical value of a liberal arts education for Asia, at a public lecture organised by Singapore-based think tank, The HEAD Foundation.

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