Cover

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Title Page, Copyright

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Table of Contents

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pp. v-vi

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1. Welcome Remarks

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pp. 1-3

Madam Chancellor, it is our pleasure and our honour to have you with us this morning. On behalf of the organizers, I thank you for agreeing to deliver the Singapore Lecture on the occasion of your first official visit to Singapore as Chancellor. ...

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2. The 31st Singapore Lecture

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pp. 4-13

First, I would like to thank you very much for the warm welcome we received here in Singapore — also on behalf of our entire delegation, which comprises Members of the German Bundestag as well as business representatives. For us, it is both a pleasure and an honour to be your guests and to get a sense of your country’s dynamic spirit. ...

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3. The 31st Singapore Lecture (German translation)

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pp. 14-25

Zuerst möchte ich mich sehr herzlich für den freundlichen Empfang hier in Singapur bedanken — auch im Namen unserer ganzen Delegation, die aus Mitgliedern des Deutschen Bundestages und aus Vertretern der Wirtschaft besteht. Wir freuen uns und es ist uns eine Ehre, hier bei Ihnen zu Gast zu sein und ein wenig von der Dynamik Ihres Landes zu spüren. ...

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About the Author

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pp. 26-27

She was born on 17 July 1954 in Hamburg, and spent most of her childhood in Templin, Brandenburg. After studying physics at Leipzig University (1973–1978), she moved to Berlin where her field of research at the Central Institute of Physical Chemistry at the Academy of Sciences was quantum chemistry. ...