Articles & Contributions from Members & Partners


New Publication Section: Be Immersed in a Confluence of Unique Insights

The Asia Scotland Institute is now offering a new section on the website where you can explore the unique views of our Senior Fellows. It will be a hub of knowledge and insight, and the authors will be writing on topics of global importance for today’s internationally connected professionals and scholars. In a world where thin and insubstantial online content prevails, this new section […]


The WeekLI

   View in browser HEADLINES Making the case for the ‘Commonwealth Effect’ by Shanker Singham. Why those who voted Brexit wouldn’t necessarily vote for Geert Wilders. For prosperity’s sake, Scotland should be fighting for the union. The word ‘legatum’ means ‘legacy’. At the Legatum Institute, we are focused on tackling the major challenges of our […]


Gateway House Weekly Briefing

Weekly Briefing Volume VI, Issue 12: Thursday, 23rd March, 2017 Gateway House Features EU: unity not a value any more? Britain will begin its formal exit process from the European Union on March 29. Signs that the EU will survive are clear: public opinion is turning finally in its favour. The European economy has […]


Dr. Peter Frankopan – The Silk Roads: A New History of the World

Dr. Peter Frankopan is a historian at Oxford University, where he is Senior Research Fellow at Worcester College, Oxford and Director of the Oxford Centre for Byzantine Research. During this Asia Scotland Institute event Peter talked about his book: “The Silk Roads: A New History of the World” which has topped the Sunday Times Non-Fiction […]

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Speaker Profile: Philippe Le Corre

Philippe Le Corre is a visiting fellow in the Center on the United States and Europe at Brookings. His research focuses on China’s foreign policy, Chinese economic diplomacy and soft power outreach, as well as France, and the future of Europe. He is also a lecturer at Johns Hopkins University’s Krieger School of Arts and […]

Gateway House Weekly Briefing

Weekly Briefing Volume VI, Issue 11: Thursday, 16th March, 2017 Gateway House Features & Blogs India-Canada ties: waiting for Trudeau One is an advanced economy, the other an emerging one, and yet they share a striking complementarity of interests—from democracy and liberal values to a history of cordial relations. But two important economic agreements […]

Gateway House Weekly Briefing

Weekly Briefing Volume VI, Issue 10: Thursday, 9th March, 2017 Gateway House Features A Frexiter at the Elysee Palace? The French presidential election, which is less than two months away, defies attempts at predicting who the finalists of the two-round tourney will be, what with allegations of corruption being hurled at the contestants and […]


Japan Connections

  Japan Connections February saw our partners at the University of Stirling host their annual Japan Week. Students and staff took part in Japanese language lessons, a Kimono fashion show, and a range of other activities aimed at fostering connections between students of different nationalities, and to inspire a global outlook among all. This year’s […]

Gateway House Weekly Briefing

Weekly Briefing Volume VI, Issue 9: Thursday, 2nd March, 2017 Gateway House Features IORA summit: sharing commonalities The two decade-old Indian Ocean Rim Association holds its first ever summit next week. Maritime safety and security in the region is a paramount concern as also enhanced trade, but will the Blue Economy be included as […]


Letter from Singapore

The Committee on the Future Economy outlines 7 strategies for Singapore’s economic growth   The Committee on the Future Economy, co-chaired by Finance Minister, Heng Swee Kiat and Minister for Trade and Industry, S. Iswaran, says that Singapore has many opportunities to innovate and stay relevant in the world in the areas of finance, hub services, logistics, […]