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.

Governing Global-City Singapore: Legacies and Futures after Lee Kuan Yew

Governing Global-City Singapore: Legacies and Futures after Lee Kuan Yew

Speaker: Associate Professor Tan Kenneth Paul, NUS Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy04 Oct 2018
The United States and South Asia: Assessing the New Dynamics

The United States and South Asia: Assessing the New Dynamics

Speaker: Dr S Jaishankar, Distinguished Visiting Research Fellow, ISAS; Former Foreign Secretary of India; and India’s Former Ambassador to the United States and China14 Sep 2018
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