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.

Costa Rica and its Relations with Asia: Thoughts and Opportunities

Speakers: Tan Sri Datuk Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta. Maria, Ambassador of Costa Rica to Singapore and Dr Iftekhar A Chowdhury, Principal Research Fellow, ISAS-NUS; and Former Foreign Minister of Bangladesh17 April 2018

Her Excellency Iris Manzanares, Ambassador of Costa Rica to Singapore, together with Dr Iftekhar A Chowdhury, Principal Research Fellow, ISAS-NUS; and Former Foreign Minister of Bangladesh, shared their views on Costa Rica strengthening of its relation with Asia.

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
Circulations, Connections & Networks: Early Globalisation & Cosmopolitan Singapore

Circulations, Connections & Networks: Early Globalisation & Cosmopolitan Singapore

Speakers: Professor Tan Tai Yong, President and Professor of Humanities (History) 31 Oct 2018
Switzerland in Asia: Burgeoning Links with South Asia and ASEAN 

Switzerland in Asia: Burgeoning Links with South Asia and ASEAN 

Speaker: Ambassador Fabrice Filliez, Ambassador of Switzerland to the Republic of Singapore and Brunei30 Oct 2018
Higher Education in Singapore

Higher Education in Singapore

Speaker: Professor Tan Eng Chye, NUS President29 Oct 2018