What have been Confucian Culture’s major influences on Singapore?
Considering the challenges of globalization, how is Singapore managing westernization, and how effective has the government’s Cultural Rebirth campaign been at revitalizing eastern values?
How does Singapore maintain a positive balance between labor force migration and employment?
How does Singapore relate to China in business and culture?
On July 16, Dr. TU Weiming, CKGSB Honorary Professor and Chairman of CKGSB Committee on the Humanities, will join Singapore Ambassador to China, Mr. Stanley LOH Ka Leung, to shed light on these questions in a discussion on Culture & Global Citizenship.
About the Series
Cultural China & Global Citizen Series was initiated by Professor Tu Weiming. In each of the series, Professor Tu will invite a guest who represents a unique culture to share his/her insights on their history, religion, society and culture with CKGSB’s students and alumni. CKGSB is the first and only business school to include humanities in its core management education curriculum, promoting humanism in leadership.
|Speakers:||Dr. TU Weiming, Chairman, CKGSB Committee on the Humanities
Mr. Stanley LOH, Ambassador, Embassy of the Republic of Singapore to PRC
|Time：||14：00-15:30, July 16, 2013|
|Venue：||Classroom 9, 20/F, Oriental Plaza, Tower E2,1 East Chang An Avenue, Beijing|
|Language：||English（with Chinese simultaneous interpretation）|
|Please register through this link. If you have any questions, you may contact Mr. Xiaolin Lu at firstname.lastname@example.org.|
About the Speakers
Ambassador of the Republic of Singapore to the People’s Republic of China
|2012-Present||Ambassador of the Republic of Singapore to the People’s Republic of China|
|2011||Deputy Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs|
|2007-2011||Singapore’s Trade Representative in Taipei|
|2005||Concurrently appointed Director for the Middle East in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs|
|2004||Press Secretary to Prime Minister and later Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong|
|2003||Attended the Sloan Masters Programme at Stanford University in California, USA, and graduated with a MSc in Management|
|2000||Deputy Chief of Mission at the Singapore Embassy to the USA|
|1997-2000||First Secretary and later Counsellor at the Singapore High Commission to Malaysia|
|1995||Joined the Singapore Civil Service’s Administrative Service
Graduated from the National University of Singapore with First Class Honours in Economics
CKGSB Honorary Professor; Chairman of the CKGSB Committee on the Humanities
Director of the Harvard-Yenching Institute; Harvard-Yenching Professor of Chinese History and Philosophy of Confucian Studies at Harvard University
Dr. Tu Weiming was born in Kunming, China in 1940. He grew up in Taiwan and obtained a B.A. in Chinese Studies at Tunghai University (1961). He received his M.A. (1963) and Ph.D. (1968) from Harvard University.
Dr. Tu taught Chinese intellectual history, Chinese philosophy, and Confucian studies at Princeton University (1967-71) and University of California at Berkeley (1971-81). He joined the faculty at Harvard, where he continues to teach, in 1981.
Dr. Tu has been a visiting professor at Peking University, Taiwan University, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and L’Ecole Practique des Haute Etudes. Dr. Tu holds honorary professorships from Zhejing, Renming, and Zhongshan Universities and the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences and has been awarded honorary degrees by Lehigh, Michigan State (Grand Valley), and Shandong Universities.
He is a vice-president of the International Association of Confucian Studies, an international advisor of Rahman University in Malaysia, a member of the “Group of Eminent Persons” appointed by Kofi Annan to facilitate the Dialogue among Civilizations, and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.