Migration, Frontier Policy, and the Expansion of China: Redefining the Qing Realm and its Subjects, ca. 1750-1850

Kenneth Pomeranz, the author of The Great Divergence, explores China’s expansion to its present frontiers


Where is the Middle Class? Evidence from 45 million English Death and Probate Records, 1892-1992

Neil Cummins of LSE will analyses a newly constructed individual level dataset of every English death and probate from 1892-1992.


AGD 2018: Redefining multilateralism in a new global economy

AGD 2018 will look at issues triggered by recent political development, relations between the U.S. and China, the shake-up of global and regional trade systems, geo-economic and security concerns in Asia Pacific, and the advancement of AI in society.


Is There an Islamic Response to Globalization?

Despite being an ethnic minority, China’s Muslims have become increasingly significant for China’s international relations and economic strategies. Join us in this round table featuring scholars from religious studies, sociology, political science, and journalism, bringing academic and journalist insights on issues


Finance 4.0: Building innovative, resilient and sustainable systems amidst disruption

Distinguished Fellow Andrew Sheng explores issues that financial policy makers and regulators must consider to ensure the creation of an efficient, innovative, resilient and sustainable system in transitioning to Finance 4.0.


Global Thinkers - The Rise of Populism and Right-Wing Nationalism for Europe - Implications for Asia

Former Prime Minister of Greece George Papandreou will address the rise of the right in Europe, and evaluate the knock-on effect of this trend on Asia.


Meet the incoming AsiaGlobal Fellows

Asia Global Institute welcomes 12 up-and-coming influencers from around the world.



The Asia Global Institute is a multi-disciplinary think tank jointly established by the Fung Global Institute (FGI) and The University of Hong Kong (HKU). It generates and disseminates innovative business-relevant research on global issues from Asian perspectives.

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