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THRC signs MOU with National Centre for Archaeology, Indonesia


New MOU formalised collaboration to conduct the first THRC Field School.


State of Southeast Asia: 2020 Survey Report


A general view of prevailing attitudes among 1,308 regional experts and stakeholders from the 10 ASEAN member states on hot button issues affecting the region.


Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines donates toward ISEAS research projects on the Philippines


Philippine Ambassador to Singapore, HE Joseph Del Mar Yap and Mr Choi Shing Kwok signed an agreement on the donation on 4 December 2019.


Regional Outlook Forum 2020 – Disruption, Competition, and Collaboration


The Regional Outlook Forum 2020 took place on 9 January 2020 in Singapore.


Media Release: “Professor Wang Gungwu stepping down as ISEAS Chair; to be succeeded by Ambassador Chan Heng Chee”


Change of Chairman and new appointments to the Board of Trustees of ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute effective 1 Nov 2019. 


Annual Report 2018-19


An eventful year as we celebrate our 50th anniversary and work amidst fast-changing regional developments.


Launch of Temasek History Research Centre


THRC is officially launched by Prof Wang Gungwu on 2 August 2019. The centre’s programmes are funded by Temasek Foundation for the next 3 years.


NALANDA-SRIWIJAYA CENTRE LECTURE SERIES ‘1819 and Before: Singapore’s Pasts’


The ‘1819 and Before: Singapore’s Pasts’, a lecture series in commemoration of the bicentennial of Raffles’s landing in Singapore in 1819, explores the premodern and early history of Singapore, and to locate it in the broader region.


Regional Outlook Forum 2019: Disruptions, Re-alignments, Opportunities


ROF2019 is the 22nd edition of the event. This year, more than 650 participants attended the event at Shangri-La Hotel.


Light on a Hill: The ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute Story 1968–2018


Minister for Education, Mr Ong Ye Kung, officially launched the 50th anniversary commemorative book of ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute (ISEAS) entitled, “LIGHT ON A HILL: THE ISEAS – YUSOF ISHAK INSTITUTE STORY 1968-2018”,  on 30 November 2018 at an event attended by more than 100 guests from academia, government, diplomatic community, private sector and media.