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 College 30 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.

After the Pandemic — The Rebirth of Big Government? State Capacity, Trust and Privacy in the Post-COVID-19 Era

After the Pandemic — The Rebirth of Big Government? State Capacity, Trust and Privacy in the Post-COVID-19 Era

Speakers: Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Mr John Micklewait, and Ms Rana Foroohar, 22 Jul 2020