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.

Peace and Prosperity in a time of disruption

Speaker: Senator the Hon Penny Wong Leader of the Opposition in the Senate, Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs, Australia24 Jan 2018

In this public lecture held at Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Senator the Hon Penny Wong, Leader of the Opposition in the Senate, Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs, Australia, shared her views on adapting existing institutional frameworks to meet emerging challenges and the role ASEAN plays in managing the consequences of disruptive changes in Asia.

The long and short of Singapore history: cycles, pivots and continuities

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
Kevin Rudd: U.S. - China Relations, North Korea & the Future of the Global Order

Kevin Rudd: U.S. - China Relations, North Korea & the Future of the Global Order

Speaker: Hon. Kevin Rudd, Former Prime Minister of Australia and President of the Asia Society Policy Institute24 Jul 2018
Forum on Religious Harmony 2018

Forum on Religious Harmony 2018

Speaker: Mr Wong Kan Seng, Former Deputy Prime Minister and Former Minister for Home Affairs03 Jul 2018