Past Jeffrey Cheah Distinguished Speakers Series

The Jeffrey Cheah Distinguished Speakers Series (JCDSS) at Sunway University seeks to give the community and the public an opportunity to listen to outstanding experts speak on a variety of issues, providing a platform for intellectual discourse and lifelong learning.

This is one of the many activities which Sunway University has embarked on to further boost its Social Responsibility efforts in education. All public lectures under the Series are free and open to the public. All are invited.


Past Lectures

01 Apr

Universities And Their Role In An Era Of Global Challenges

Universities today are expected to meet many – and often conflicting – demands: to be sources of skilled labour, creators of expertise, incubators of businesses, engines for economic growth.

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20 Mar

The Economic Consequences Of Mr Trump

Professor Barry Eichengreen is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research (Cambridge, Massachusetts) and Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (London, England).

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18 Mar

Building A Leading University: From Regional Roots To Global Significance

Students, parents, employers, government and society at large expect more from universities than ever before and rankings help to keep track of which are world-class universities.

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17 Jan

What Does General Secretary Xi Jinping Dream About?

Professor Anthony Saich is a Daewoo Professor of International Affairs at Harvard University, teaching courses on comparative political institutions, democratic governance and transitional economies with a focus on China.

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