Webinar on Liberal Education in Singapore


Events

Following up on our Academic Freedom Survey released in August 2021, and the recent announcement that Yale-NUS College is to close, AcademiaSG organised this panel discussion on Thursday 9 September. Panelists: Haolie Jiang, Yale-NUS College Class of 2021 and a co-founder of CAPE, the Community for Advocacy & Political Education. (More) Robin Zheng, Assistant Professor […]

September 4, 2021

Beyond the pandemic: What we have learned and have still to learn


Events

Edited transcript of Academia.SG Webinar, 1 May 2020 Teo You Yenn (Nanyang Technological University) This is an event both ordinary and extraordinary. Ordinary, because this is the type of event the speakers have each been doing for years — we have all presented our research at roundtables, and we have each spoken at events that […]

May 2, 2020

Covid-19 further exposes vulnerabilities in Singapore’s economic model


20200501 Post Event Notes

LINDA LIM Further readings on Singapore’s development strategy, and how the economy will be affected by the pandemic, issues raised in the “Beyond the pandemic” webinar on 1 May 2020. On the global limits to Singapore’s development strategy I mentioned that economists have for some time noted that Singapore’s state-directed, multinational-led, export-oriented, import-intensive economic development […]

May 2, 2020

What the crisis reveals about the health of Singapore democracy


20200501 Post Event Notes

KENNETH PAUL TAN Readings on Singapore’s neo-authoritarian traits, minority stereotyping, academic interventions and community engagement, contributed as a follow-up to the webinar, “Beyond the pandemic”, on 1 May 2020. The coronavirus pandemic is a lens through which the weaknesses of Singapore’s neo-authoritarianism can be seen more clearly. Over the years, my research interests have grown […]

May 2, 2020