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Population, Immigration and Identity----Challenges faced

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Ÿ Guest Speaker: Prof. Kuo Chen-Yu, Eddie

Emeritus Professor of Nanyang Technological University, Director of UniSIM Centre for Chinese Studies, SIM University

Ÿ Guest Host: Dr. Zhou Zhaocheng

Chief Editor of Lianhe Zaobao Online & Chief Editor of column Crossroads with Lianhe Zaobao, Singapore Press Holdings

       Population is the foundation of civilization, and it also brings pressure to the modern society. Therefore, immigration, while bringing prosperity and diversity, may pose as a challenge in some countries. On the other hand, new immigrants often find it difficult to form an identity and to integrate with local community.

In the seminar, Prof. Kuo Chen-Yu will illustrate the relationship among population, immigration and development of Singapore Society. Prof. Kuo will also illustrate the influence of new immigration policy for different immigrants. Finally, Prof. Kuo will discuss the importance of identity for new immigrants to integrate themselves into local community.

Speaking language:  Mandarin (华语)

Date:  21 Apr 2012

Time:  14:30-16:30

Venue: STI Auditorium, 168 Robinson Road, Capital Tower, Singapore 068912 (Exit F of Tanjong Pagar MRT station)



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