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FCA AM Talk with Robert Putnam

  • 24 Feb 2011
  • LEE KUAN YEW SCHOOL OF PUBLIC POLICY, 469C Bukit Timah Road (Further details to be provided at later stage)
  • 10.00am-11.30am
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This event is for Members only.


Robert Putnam,  the renowned political scientist from Harvard University's John F Kennedy School of Government, developer of the two-level Game theory and the author of the bestseller book Bowling Alone will be visiting the LKY School as a Li Kai Shing Professor and is scheduled to deliver a public lecture at the School on 25 Feb.      

Mr. Putnam is a much sought after commentator and is often considered in the league of commentators such as Noam Chomsky, Thomas Friedman, and Naomi Klein. Putnam along with Noam Chomsky featured in the multi-award winning documentary, Split: A Divided America-2008, which talks about the partisan divides in modern day American societies, modern day media and Presidential election campaigning strategies

He has kindly agreed to hold a Q&A session with FCA journalists. If you are interested register with the secretariat. 

Associate members cannot attend this session (at the request of the school, which wants to keep the session small), but are invited to attend his lecture the following day at 5.15pm:

 We would like to inform you of the revised topic for the forthcoming Public Lecture by Professor Robert D. Putnam on 25 February 2011.  Professor Putnam will now be addressing the following topic:

Title:                      American Grace: The Changing Role of Religion in America

Speaker:              Professor Robert D. Putnam, Li Ka Shing Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

Date:                     Friday, 25 February 2011

Time:                     5.15 p.m. - 6.30 p.m.

Venue:                 Level 3, Auditorium

                Block B, Faculty of Law, NUS Bukit Timah Campus

469G Bukit Timah Road Singapore 259776

Associate members who would like to attend should NOT register with the secretariat but email to by 16 February 2011.

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