Permits & Passes
SARS: The 3rd Wave of Changes & Transformations in Asia
Eric Teo, Council Member of the Alliance Française
since 1995 and Vice-President since 1998, will be
presenting a talk on the series of changes and
transformations in Asia as its economies were
"opened up" internationally and the
effects of the current ravage of the deadly SARS
epidemic on the four critical areas of politics,
economics, society and mindset.
lecture will be held at the AGF Theatre, Alliance
Française, on Monday 2 June 2003 at 7pm.
Registration at the SISTIC counter, Alliance
Française. The fee is S$5 + 4% GST.
will be addressing questions such as: How is SARS
affecting the politics of government in East Asia
and redefining the role of the State? How is SARS
re-defining the philosophy of work and play in East
Asia, as well as shifting the sociological balances
of urban versus rural communities, and within the
urban communities themselves? How is SARS affecting
the mindset on East Asian regionalism and
co-operation within this region, as well as the
future of East Asia as an entity?
Teo is currently the Managing Director of Savoir
Corporate Consultants, specialising in political and
economic risks analysis in the Asia-Pacific region.
He serves as Council Secretary of the Singapore
Institute of International Affairs and resource
panel member to the Singapore Government
Parliamentary Committee for Defence and Foreign
Affairs. Dr Teo is a former president of the French
Alumni of Singapore as well as an honorary member of
the Council of the French Business Association.
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