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.

IPS-Nathan Lecture III - Singapore’s Story: A Port City in Search of Hinterlands

Speaker: Professor Tan Tai Yong, President and Professor of Humanities (History) at Yale-NUS College30 Jan 2019

Professor Tan Tai Yong, 6th SR Nathan Fellow, offers a fresh perspective on how Singapore’s evolution as a port city has fundamentally shaped its economy and society for over 700 years.

Singapore and the World

Singapore and the World

Speakers: Professor Wang Gungwu, Chairman, Board of Trustees ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute and Mr George Yeo, Visiting Scholar, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and Former Minister for Foreign Affairs, Singapore 28 Jan 2019
The Domestic Implications of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor for Pakistan

The Domestic Implications of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor for Pakistan

Speaker: Professor Adeney Katharine, University of Nottingham24 Jan 2019
Seeking a better urban future

Seeking a better urban future

Speaker: Dr Cheong Koon Hean, the Institute of Policy Studies' 5th S R Nathan Fellow, CEO of the Housing and Development Board06 Dec 2018
AI Super Powers: China, Silicon Valley and the New World Order

AI Super Powers: China, Silicon Valley and the New World Order

Speaker: Dr. Kai-Fu Lee, Senior Minister of State, Chairman and CEO of Sinovation Ventures, Former President of Google China22 Nov 2018