Professor Kenneth Paul Tan suggests that Singapore’s survival needs the cultivation of a tragic imagination – an awareness of how heroic virtues can lead to downfall if one is so consumed by one’s idealised image that one ignores one’s critics. Watch the video.
Dominic Nah (National Insitute of Education) will talk about his research examining classroom discussions about local poems including “Candles” by Alvin Pang.
Co-organised by AcademiaSG and the Malaysia and Singapore Society of Australia (MASSA), the panel discussion is now available for viewing.
Friday 30 June — Watch the recording of Professor Kevin Tan’s lecture on how the institution has evolved, both in its formal structure and in terms of public expectations.
In our first AcademiaSG Lecture, PHILIP HOLDEN retrieves PAP founding father S. Rajaratnam’s early anticolonial thought and discusses its relevance for contemporary discussions of race and identity. Watch the video.
This new volume is pubished by Columbia University Press as part of the Association for Asian Studies’ Asia Shorts series. Book launch webinar on 1 December (Singapore time).
Webinar – Behind the Singapore government’s strong reaction against the Russian invasion of Ukraine, public opinion appears divided. What does this reveal about Singaporean attitudes to the global order?
AcademiaSG organised this panel for the Malaysia and Singapore Society of Australia. Featuring: Laavanya Kathiravelu, Lily Zubaidah Rahim, Alfian Sa’at, and Kwee Hui Kian.
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 […]
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 […]