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.

The Future of the Separation of Powers

Speaker: Professor Mark Tushnet, Professor of Law, Harvard Law School20 Sep 2018

Professor Mark Tushnet, from Harvard Law School, at the 15th Kwa Geok Choo Distinguished Visitors Lecture postulated a fourth branch of government, consisting of a group of institutions whose function, as described in the Constitution of South Africa, is the protection of constitutional democracy. 

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
AI Super Powers: China, Silicon Valley and the New World Order

AI Super Powers: China, Silicon Valley and the New World Order

Speaker: Dr. Kai-Fu Lee, Senior Minister of State, Chairman and CEO of Sinovation Ventures, Former President of Google China22 Nov 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