Europe in the New Asia: New Anxieties, New Constructs
1st & 2nd August 2019 • Auditorium, Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Director, EU Centre, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Dr YEO Lay Hwee is Director of the European Union Centre in Singapore. She is also Council Secretary at the Singapore Institute of International Affairs, Adjunct Fellow at the S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Adjunct Faculty at the Singapore Management University and Co-Editor for the Asia Europe Journal.
Dr Yeo sits on several Academic Advisory Boards including Centre for European Studies at the Australian National University; KU Leuven’s Master in European Studies Programme; Centre for Asia-Pacific Studies, Tallinn University of Technology; and the Leiden Asia Centre in Leiden University. She is also a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of a multi-year Research Project on “Trends in Global Governance and Europe’s Role” led by the Centre of European Policy Studies.
An international relations expert, her research interests revolve around comparative regionalism, multilateralism and governance networks. She has written extensively on issues pertaining to Asia-Europe relations in general, and in particular, the ASEM process and EU-ASEAN relations. She participates actively in both policy dialogues and academic conferences and is plugged into developments across Southeast Asia and Europe through various academic, research and policy networks.