Asia, the West, and the Logic of One World

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Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 12:00am-1:30am (ended)
223 Moses Hall
Dr. Kishore Mahbubani

IIS is pleased to announce that the first speaker of the Asian Security Challenges series will be Professor Kishore Mahbubani, Dean and Professor of Public Policy at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore.  Prof. Mahbubani is a noted academic and former Singaporean diplomat.  He served in multiple capitals as well as being Singapore's Permanent Rrepresentative to the United Nations, where he twice chaired the UN Security Council.  He has published extensively on Asian security and brings a particularly acute perspective from his long experience as a diplomat and scholar of Asian security and economic relations.  His most recent book discusses the implications of convergence between Asia and the West.

Co-sponsored by the Institute of East Asian Studies.