Speeches and Essays

Speeches 2020
07 Aug 2020 First Year Assembly 2020

Virtual Ceremony

18 May 2020 Graduation 2020

Virtual Ceremony

Speeches 2019
08 Aug 2019 First Year Assembly 2019

At Yale-NUS College

13 May 2019 Graduation 2019

At University Cultural Centre

08 May 2019 IPS-Nathan Lecture Series: Lecture VI – “What to Do with History?”

At Shaw Foundation Alumni House, National University of Singapore

09 Apr 2019 IPS-Nathan Lecture Series: Lecture V – “Before Nation and Beyond: Places, Histories and Identities”

At Shaw Foundation Alumni House, National University of Singapore

06 Mar 2019 IPS-Nathan Lecture Series: Lecture IV – “The Idea of Singapore: City, Country and Nation”

At Shaw Foundation Alumni House, National University of Singapore

16 Feb 2019 The Future of Our Pasts Festival

At The Projector

30 Jan 2019 IPS-Nathan Lecture Series: Lecture III – “Singapore’s Story: A Port City in Search of Hinterlands”

At Yale-NUS College

Speeches 2018
30 Nov 2018 Internationalization of Higher Education Platform – Yale-NUS College and International Education

At Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumwit

01 Nov 2018 IPS-Nathan Lecture Series: Lecture II – Circulations, Connections and Networks: Early Globalisation and Cosmopolitan Singapore

At Shaw Foundation Alumni House, National University of Singapore

27 Oct 2018 CITRA UKM Public Lecture – An Education for the Future: A Liberal Arts and Sciences College in Singapore

At Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

06 Sep 2018 IPS-Nathan Lecture Series: Lecture I – The Long and Short of Singapore History: Cycles, Pivots and Continuities

At Shaw Foundation Alumni House, National University of Singapore

10 Aug 2018 First Year Assembly 2018

At Yale-NUS College

30 May 2018 Graduation 2018

At University Cultural Centre

Speeches 2017
15 Nov 2017 Signing Ceremony for the Memorandum of Understanding with Surbana Jurong Pte Ltd

At Yale-NUS College

11 Aug 2017 First Year Assembly 2017

At Yale-NUS College

29 May 2017 Graduation 2017

At University Cultural Centre

14 Mar 2017 New President for Yale-NUS College

At Performance Hall, Yale-NUS College