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Opening Address By Smu President Professor Arnoud De Meyer At The Official Launch Of The Institute For Societal Leadership And The Societal Leadership Summit 2016, Arnoud De Meyer, Singapore Management University Nov 2016

Opening Address By Smu President Professor Arnoud De Meyer At The Official Launch Of The Institute For Societal Leadership And The Societal Leadership Summit 2016, Arnoud De Meyer, Singapore Management University

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Institute For Societal Leadership Officially Launched By Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam At Societal Leadership Summit 2016, Singapore Management University Nov 2016

Institute For Societal Leadership Officially Launched By Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam At Societal Leadership Summit 2016, Singapore Management University

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The Institute for Societal Leadership (ISL) under the Singapore Management University (SMU) was today officially launched by distinguished Guest of Honour Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) and Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies of Singapore, during the Societal Leadership Summit 2016. DPM Tharman also delivered a keynote address on societal leadership. ISL is the first and only institution in Asia that focuses on societal leadership. The Institute was formed to advance Societal Leadership in Southeast Asia and beyond. It is anchored on SMU’s foundation of academic rigour and aims to achieve a greater applied understanding of ...


Joseph Conceicao [Singapore, Diplomat, Member Of Parliament], Joseph Conceicao Jun 2016

Joseph Conceicao [Singapore, Diplomat, Member Of Parliament], Joseph Conceicao

Digital Narratives of Asia

Joseph Conceicao was a diplomat and served as Member of Parliament for Katong for 16 years. He shares with DNA what it was like working with Singapore's founding leaders, as well as how he manoeuvred through the tricky situations in his career.


Kwa Chong Guan [Singapore, Chairman Of National Archives Board, Historian], Kwa Chong Guan Feb 2016

Kwa Chong Guan [Singapore, Chairman Of National Archives Board, Historian], Kwa Chong Guan

Digital Narratives of Asia

Kwa Chong Guan is a Senior Fellow of S Rajaratnam School of International Studies and was the man who recognised the importance of Oral History Centre and the National Museum. In 1980s, he led the expansion of the old National Museum to its current three museums and their consolidation under the National Heritage Board. He shares with DNA, ISL the importance and functions of archives and offers a glimpse into his career in the public service and Singapore’s history before the era of Sir Stamford Raffles.


Saravanan Gopinathan [Singapore, Dean Of National Institute Of Education], Saravanan Gopinathan Feb 2016

Saravanan Gopinathan [Singapore, Dean Of National Institute Of Education], Saravanan Gopinathan

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Former Dean of National Institute of Education, Saravanan Gopinathan, sees his decades of contribution to education as a unique journey closely linked with the development of the Singapore state. He discusses the need to re-mould the current schooling for the new economic environment, and presents his critiques on some aspects of the system.


Zainul Abidin Rasheed [Malaysia, Minister Of State For Foreign Affairs], Zainul Abidin Rasheed Jan 2016

Zainul Abidin Rasheed [Malaysia, Minister Of State For Foreign Affairs], Zainul Abidin Rasheed

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Former editor of Berita Harian, who rose to become head of Mendaki, and then Senior Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Zainul Abidin Rasheed, tells DNA how his experiences during the 1964 racial riots had shaped his political views. He recalls how Lee Kuan Yew retracted from closing down Nanyang University, and Mr Goh Chok Tong's consensual style that welcomes the contributions of the Association of Muslim Professionals.