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SOSS BLOG - March 2017

The SOSS Blog is the official platform for all news and developments related to the SMU School of Social Sciences. The Blog contains a diverse amount of information including major school events, global exposure experiences, student course reviews, alumni testimonials and faculty profiles.

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Overseas Exchange @ Sciences Po

By Kieren WONG posted on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 09:55

Hamzah Bin Zaid BSocSc Class of 2018 Sciences-Po. The name elicits emotive adulations on an institution almost mirabile dictum with the political sciences, having produced many notable French academics and politicians. A Grand Ecole set up in the 1870s to create a new class of administrators for France. Imagine my excitement upon discovering my placement for an exchange at such a prestigious Institution, the very institution that borne the likes of Marcel Proust, Jacques Chirac and Francois Mitterrand. Moving To France Paris is an amazing city, a city of both romanticism and existentialism,...
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SOSS Forum: Managing Relations with Indonesia and Malaysia

By Kieren WONG posted on Friday, March 24, 2017 - 10:02

On 18 January 2017, the School of Social Sciences hosted a public forum for over 60 participants at the Administration Building Function Room 6-1 on the topic of Managing Relations with Indonesia and Malaysia. Management of relations with its two closest neighbors has presented diplomatic opportunities and challenges for Singapore since the country's formation in 1965. In several different capacities over a stretch of five decades, Mr S R Nathan played a pivotal role in managing these relations and building cooperation in the face of enduring differences in societal and political...
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