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.

southaisa dr balakrishnan thought leader

South Asia and the world

Speaker: Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Singapore’s Minister for Foreign Affairs03 Mar 2017

Dr Balakrishnan shared his thoughts on why the South Asia and Southeast Asia regions have great potential for the future. He was Guest-of-Honour at the 11th ISAS International Conference on South Asia, organised by the NUS Institute of South Asian Studies.

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World Order in the Age of Trump

World Order in the Age of Trump

Speaker: Prof Amitav Acharya, Boeing Company Chair in International Relations, Schwarzman Scholars Program, Tsinghua University01 Feb 2017
Looking ahead

Looking ahead

Speaker: Mr Ong Ye Kung, Minister for Education (Higher Education and Skills) & Second Minister for Defence, Singapore23 Jan 2017
The Challenges Ahead – Europe and the World

The Challenges Ahead – Europe and the World

Speaker: Mr Pavlo Klimkin, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ukraine16 Jan 2017
Has the game changed?

Has the game changed?

Speaker: Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister & Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies, Singapore07 Jan 2017