Cultural China & Global Citizen Series III

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

About the Speakers

Stanley LOH

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

TU Weiming

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.

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