What role does and should the corporate sector have to play in helping humanity to address the planetary challenge of our lifetime? Join our latest Global Thinkers event. The conversation continues with a fireside chat between Paul Polman, Co-Founder & Chair of IMAGINE and former CEO of Unilever and Victor Fung, Advisory Board Co-Chair of Asia Global Institute.
In this Economic History Workshop - Folklore, Melanie Meng Xue, Assistant Professor of Economics of New York University Abu Dhabi, will explore how cultural norms inferred via text analysis of oral traditions predict contemporary attitudes and beliefs.
In addition to partaking in study trips, company visits, lectures and leadership skills training by professors and practitioners, AsiaGlobal Fellows will have access to global thinkers and leaders via the institute’s network. Fellows will learn from each other and there will be ample opportunities for the Fellows to share knowledge and expertise through different platforms on and beyond the university campus. Check out the program highlights.
Launched in 2012, AsiaGlobal Dialogue (AGD) is Asia Global Institute’s flagship forum for constructive dialogue to bring out fresh insights and Asian perspectives on key global issues. 2019 AGD's discussions centered around Building a Sustainable Framework for a Globalized Economy.
Asia Global Institute generates and disseminates innovative thinking, and business-relevant research on global issues from Asian perspectives. It aims to inform global policy and actions towards a prosperous and sustainable future for all.
Our Director of Policy Research Heribert Dieter discusses Hong Kong's resilience at the Observer Research Foundation's Raisina Dialogue 2020.
The landslide re-election victory for the Democratic Progressive Party’s Tsai Ing-wen in Taiwan earlier in January has presented Beijing with a second pressing challenge in its backyard. Ananth Krishnan, 2019 AsiaGlobal Fellow, says that the election results show that Taiwanese and Hongkongers favour two systems over ‘one country’, adding to Beijing’s ire.
In his regular column in Japanese publication Diamond Online, Yoshikazu Kato, Adjunct Associate Professor of the Asia Global Institute, analyzes the causes of Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen's historic victory and what Chinese President Xi Jinping's next move might be. Kato believes tension between mainland China and Taiwan will remain high, with Xi having limited room to change his assertive policies towards the island due to political complexities in Beijing.
Asia Global Institute Director of Knowledge Dissemination Alejandro Reyes speaks with SupChina on the Hong Kong protests.
Our director of knowledge dissemination Alejandro Reyes discusses whether a peaceful solution to the Hong Kong protests is possible.