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6th Tow Tiang Seng Distinguished Lecture: The View in Autumn
Mental health research is both science and humanities. Mind Science Centre have explored the frontiers in basic science, epidemiology and clinical practice, in search of what constitutes mental resilience. In this seminar, we have invited two eminent colleagues - Prof Wang Gungwu and Mr Abdullah Tarmugi - to share their thoughts, perspective and values on the ecology of resilience. We can learn from their rich experiences as they traverse the long and winding road of their illustrious careers.

Oct 6, 2022 01:00 PM in Singapore

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Professor Wang Gungwu
University Professor, National University of Singapore @Emeritus Professor, Australian National University
Prof Wang Gungwu received his BA and MA from University of Malaya (UM) in Singapore and a PhD at the University of London. He taught at the UM History Department in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur and was appointed to the Chair of Far Eastern History at the Australian National University. He was also Vice-Chancellor of The University of Hong Kong and Director and Chairman of East Asian Institute in Singapore. Prof Wang is a Commander of the British Empire and Officer of the Order of Australia. He has been awarded the Tang Prize in Sinology, Distinguished Service Order and NUS Doctor of Letters.
Mr Abdullah Tarmugi
Former Speaker of Parliament
Mr Abdullah Tarmugi is a former Member of Parliament, Cabinet Minister and Speaker of Parliament. He now serves on various committees, including the Presidential Council for Minority Rights and the Mind Science Centre Board of Advisors. Mr Abdullah Tarmugi studied at Raffles Institution, University of Singapore and University of London. He was trained as an urban sociologist and had worked as a journalist with The Straits Times. He enjoys walking mindfully in the parks and playing the cello.