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.

Discrimination and rights as critical dimensions of public policy

Speaker: Dr. Hasheem Mannan, Associate Professor at the University College Dublin26 Mar 2018

Dr Hasheem Mannan, Associate Professor at the University College Dublin delivered a lunchtime seminar at the NUS Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy that focuses on the UN Convention on Elimination of Discrimination Against Women and UN Convention on the Rights of the Child with case studies from two developing countries. It explores these countries' responses to addressing global health issues and how they link to the core concepts of human rights.

A Port City in Search of Hinterlands

A Port City in Search of Hinterlands

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