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.

Times Higher Education World Academic Summit 2018 : In conversation with Mr Ong Ye Kung, Minister for Education, Singapore

Speaker: Mr Ong Ye Kung, Minister for Education, Singapore28 Sep 2018

Singapore Minister for Education Ong Ye Kung at the recent 2018 World Academic Summit, in a dialogue session moderated by NUS Senior Deputy President and Provost Professor Ho Teck Hua, shared his views on the need for new ways of thinking and underlined the importance of life-long learning and the collaborations universities form outside of academia.

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
Diversities – New and Old

Diversities – New and Old

Speakers: Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies and Ambassador Tommy Koh, Special Adviser, Institute of Policy Studies25 Oct 2018
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 Future of the Separation of Powers

The Future of the Separation of Powers

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