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STEAR Singapore Chapter Launch - Unity in Diversity: Perspectives on Europe-Asia Relations

The STEAR Singapore Chapter Launch will be an introduction to the Singaporean chapter and will comprise of a panel discussion on the role of perspectives in Europe-Asia relations.

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STEAR Singapore Chapter Launch - Unity in Diversity: Perspectives on Europe-Asia Relations

Time & Location

19 Dec 2021, 16:00 – 17:35 GMT+8

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About the Event

The STEAR Singapore Chapter Launch will be an introduction to the Singaporean chapter and will comprise of a panel discussion on the role of perspectives in Europe-Asia relations. The main objective of the event aims to introduce the purpose of the Singapore Chapter to act as a regional hub for Europe-Asia relationship construction efforts.

Speaker

Dr YEO Lay Hwee is Director of the European Union Centre in Singapore. She is also Council Secretary at the Singapore Institute of International Affairs, Adjunct Fellow at the S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Senior Associate at the Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Adjunct Faculty at the Singapore Management University and part time lecturer at the National University of Singapore.

Lay Hwee sits on several Advisory Boards including Centre for European Studies at the Australian National University, Leiden Asia Centre in Leiden University: Asian Vision Institute (Cambodia) and the Student Think Tank for Europe-Asia Relations. She is also a member of the Scientific Committee of a multi-year research project on “Trends in Global Governance and Europe’s Role” (TRIGGER) led by the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS).

Her research interests revolve around comparative regionalism, multilateralism and governance networks. She has written extensively on issues pertaining to Asia-Europe relations in general, and specifically on the ASEM process and EU-ASEAN relations. She participates actively in various research networks, and contributes regularly to policy dialogues and academic workshops. Her most recent book which she co-edited with Professor Tommy Koh is on ASEAN-EU Partnership: the Untold Story.

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