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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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Social Sciences Immersion Camp 2017

Posted on 27 Jul 2017

On a bright morning on 2 June 2017, the SMU School of Social Sciences (SOSS) played host to around 150 enthusiastic pre-university students who attended our Social Sciences Immersion Camp. This Camp is an annual event organized by dedicated student representatives from SOSS. The Camp is targeted at current junior college, polytechnic, International Baccalaureate and international school students who are interested in learning more about the social sciences through various interactive activities. The Camp also forms part of our school’s efforts at giving back to the wider community, by...
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SOSS Forum: The End of the American Pacific Century

Posted on 11 Jul 2017

On 8 June 2017, the School of Social Sciences hosted a private forum for 40 participants at the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore on the topic of The End of the American Pacific Century: Is Trump Pivoting Away From Asia? The Donald Trump Presidency has generated uncertainty about US policy towards Asia with greater potential of economic frictions with China and doubts on US security commitment. The new administration's transactional approach appears neither attentive to the smaller Southeast Asian countries nor enthusiastic towards important regional institutions such as ASEAN....
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