Global Affairs Major Events

  • 2020: US Presidential Elections Mock Debate

    29 October 2020 (Thu) , 8pm

    The 2020 United States presidential election campaign has been run against an unprecedented backdrop of a global pandemic and economic disruption. Join us in the homestretch of the race as teams from the Yale-NUS College Debate Society face off in a mock debate. Hear the policy positions that Team Trump and Team Biden are running...

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  • Global Affairs Capstone Presentations – II

    18 March 2020 (Wed) , 12:00-2:30pm
    At Classroom 2

    The second half of the GA capstone presentations for 2020 will take place on March 18, 12noon at Classroom 2 (lunch provided)   Presentation 1 – 1205-1235 – Do Youn Lee (Supervisor: Risa Toha) Title: Gender Stereotypes and Their Effects on Women Politicians and Democracy in South Korea   Presentation 2 1235-1305 Alysha Park...

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  • Global Affairs Capstone Presentations – I

    11 March 2020 (Wed) , 12:00-2:30pm
    At Classroom 2

    The Global Affairs seniors (Class of 2020) will be presenting their capstone projects in a 2-part series. The first round of presentations will happen on March 11, starting at 12noon in Classroom 2 (lunch will be provided). Presentation 1 – 1205-1235 – Teo Qinyi (Supervisor: Chin-Hao Huang) Title:  Populism and Foreign Policy in Sout...

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  • Visitors from the Prime Minister’s Office

    20 January 2020 (Mon)

    The Global Affairs department is proud to have hosted Deputy Director Shawn Loh and Senior Executive Regina Marie Lee from the Population Planning and Policy unit of the Prime Minister’s Office. Shawn and Regina visited Prof. Anju Paul’s Migration Policy class, where they held a conversation with her students about Singapore’s ...

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  • Visit by Rwandan High Commissioner

    14 November 2019 (Thu)

    Prof. Risa Toha hosted the High Commissioner from Rwanda, Ambassador Jean de Dieu Uwihanganye, in her Politics of Identity in Developing Countries module, on Thursday, November 14. The Ambassador discussed Rwanda’s post-conflict redevelopment and reconstruction efforts with the class.  

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  • Coffee Chat with NUS Lee Kuan Yew School of Pub...

    23 October 2019 (Wed) , 1200PM to 2PM
    At Cafe Agora

    Join this session to meet with an LKY School admissions officer and hear insights about their Master in International Affairs (MIA) programme, discuss your eligibility to apply, as well as scholarship opportunities and the application process. Registration: Here!

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  • Migrants, Minorities and Populism in Asia

    30 October 2019 (Wed) , 600pm
    At Classroom 15

    Thomas Pepinsky is Professor of Government at Cornell University and Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. He specializes in Indonesian and Malaysian politics and his current research focuses on the political economy of identity in Southeast Asia and beyond. He will be giving a lecture on how populists in East and Southeast Asi...

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  • Singapore’s Mother Tongue Language Progra...

    7 October 2019 (Mon) , 6:00 PM
    At Lecture Theatre 1

    Join us for a conversation with Mr. Mok Wei Wu, Curriculum Planning Officer at the Ministry of Education, on the past, present and future of Mother Tongue Language Programme in Singapore.

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  • 2nd Yale-NUS Lecture on Global Affairs: How Dem...

    9 October 2019 (Wed) , 630pm
    At Performance Hall

    Daniel Ziblatt, the Eaton Professor of the Science of Government at Harvard University, will deliver the 2nd Yale-NUS Lecture on Global Affairs, an endowed annual lecture sponsored by Professor Saw Swee Hock. He will be speaking about his award-winning book, How Democracies Die.

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  • Student Roundtable with Prof. Daniel Ziblatt

    8 October 2019 (Tue) , 12:00-1:30pm
    At Saga College Private Dining Room

    Join Harvard Professor Daniel Ziblatt for an exclusive student-led roundtable discussion on his research on “how democracies die.” Co-facilitated by Global Affairs students Jasmine Gan, Xin Ng, and Bilge Arslan. Limited to the first 15 student sign-ups. Date: 8 October Time: 12-130pm Venue: Saga College Private Dining Room

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