Professor, Chairman of the East Asian Institute
National University of Singapore
BA and MA, Malaya; PhD, London. University Professor, National University of Singapore; Emeritus Professor, Australian National University. Chairman, East Asian Institute and Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy; Chairman, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. Director, Research School of Pacific Studies, ANU; Vice-Chancellor (President), University of Hong Kong. CBE; President Australian Academy of the Humanities. Awards and honours: Foreign Hon. Member, American Academy of Arts and Science; Hon.D.Litt Univ. of Cambridge, Sydney, HK, Hull; Hon. LLD University of Melbourne, ANU, Monash; Fukuoka Asian Cultural Prize. Interests: history, culture and society, China and Southeast Asia.