The EU Centre would like to bring your attention to the 37th IISS Fullerton Lecture on “Poland’s Pespective on the European Union, Asia, and the Rules-Based International System”. This lecture is organised by IISS-Asia and supported by The Fullerton Hotel, Singapore. It will be held on 24 April 2019 from 7pm – 8pm at The Fullerton Hotel, The Straits Room, Level 4 (Drinks reception from 6pm onwards at the Roof Garden, Level 5). For enquiries and registration, please write to email@example.com. Click on the image to read more.
You are cordially invited to the Migration Policy Dialogue on “Immigration Anxieties in Europe, Singapore and Australia: Facts and Frictions”. The event will be held on Tuesday, 19 March 2019 (10am – 11.45am) at Seminar Room B (AS7-01-17), Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore. Click on the image to read more.
You are cordially invited to a talk on “EU’s Strategy for Connecting Europe and Asia” by H.E. Barbara Plinkert. The event will be held on Thursday, 17 January 2019 (6.30pm – 7.30pm) at S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Lecture Theatre, Block S3.1 (Student Wing), Level B3. Click on the image to read more.
The EU Centre would like to bring your attention to the EU-Singapore Dialogue: Addressing Security Challenges in a Changing World, organised by the European Union Delegation to Singapore, the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) and the European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS). The event will be held on 30 January 2019 from 9am to 4.30pm at the Straits Room, Fullerton Hotel. Click on the image to read more.
Dr. Dufey began his talk by laying the context for the currency competition between the USA and China. He commented that the US tends to weaponize the role of the US dollar (USD) against its enemies as well as allies by restricting access to the international financial system based on the USD. No international bank can do business without having efficient access to the dollar. The issue of the international role of the three currencies—USD, the Euro, and Renminbi (RMB)—have become more complicated with the rise of China. Click on the image to read more.
Dr. Ben Wellings began his lecture by noting that contrary to the popular notion that Brexit was a popular revolt by those left behind from globalization, Brexit was an elite-led contingent project built on the idea of the Anglosphere, combined with popular grievances. Click on the image to read more.
You are cordially invited to a talk on “Currency Competition or Currency Wars: The USD vs. The EURO vs. The RMB” by Prof. Gunter Dufey. The event will be held on Wednesday, 21 November 2018 (3.30pm – 5pm) at NUS Computer Center Building, CIT Auditorium (Level 2). Click on the image to read more.
On 4-5 October 2018, the EU Centre in Singapore and LeidenAsiaCentre co-organised the conference “Engaging a Global China: EU’s and ASEAN’s Perspectives and Responses”. This conference offered a multifaceted look into the challenges and opportunities of engaging a global China. The papers presented at this conference examined how different EU and ASEAN member states relate to China not only in the economic sphere but also in the political and security arena. Click on the image to read more.
You are cordially invited to a talk on “Singapore-on-Thames: Brexit and the Anglosphere imaginary” by Dr Ben Wellings. The event will be held on Tuesday, 13 November 2018 (10.30am – 12pm) at NTU @ one-north, SR901 (Level 9). Click on the image to read more.
[By Invitation Only] The conference on “Engaging a Global China: EU’s and ASEAN’s Perspectives and Responses” jointly organised by the EU Centre in Singapore and Leiden Asia Centre, Netherlands, is happening next week! We look forward to seeing all our registered attendees next week!