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.

World Order in the Age of Trump

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

Prof Amitav Acharya shared that recognising the challenges faced by the existing order is key to any hopes for building world order 2.0, in a lecture organised by the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS.

Hunting Black Swans & Taming Black Elephants

Hunting Black Swans & Taming Black Elephants

Speaker: Mr Peter Ho, NUS Trustee and Senior Advisor to the Centre for Strategic Futures05 Apr 2017
South Asia and the world

South Asia and the world

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

Deconstructing populism

Speaker: Mr Jonathan Darby, Acting Deputy High Commissioner at the British High Commission in Singapore; former US Ambassador Frank Lavin; and Assoc Prof Tan Ern Ser from NUS Arts and Social Sciences28 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