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Envisioning the Future of Leadership and Governance Envisioning the Future of Leadership and Governance

Envisioning the Future of Leadership and Governance

Date: Thursday, November 11, 2021 09:00 - 11:30 Google Calendar Outlook/Apple Calendar
Speaker(s): Victor K Fung, James Robson, Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Clay Chandler, Fan Gang, Arunabh Ghosh, William C Kirby, Meg Rithmire, Hitoshi Tanaka
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As the Asia Pacific region’s role in global politics and economics grows amid contending strategic interests, the direction and quality of leadership and governance will be essential to maximizing opportunities for cooperation and managing the risks of conflict. What should key players and stakeholders prioritize in securing prosperity, sustainability, and peace in the region, particularly in the context of a post-pandemic world where geopolitical and geo-economic stress and competition are heightened?

This inaugural Vogel Asia Dialogue will be hosted by Dr Victor K Fung and Professor James Robson with a keynote speech to be delivered by Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam of Singapore. They will be joined by a group of distinguished scholars and practitioners from Harvard and Asia. Join us online to celebrate the life and work of Professor Ezra Vogel.

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About the Speaker(s)
Victor K Fung

Victor K Fung

Advisory Board Co-Chair, Asia Global Institute

Dr Victor K Fung is Advisory Board Co-Chair of Asia Global Institute. He's also Group Chairman of the Fung Group, a Hong Kong-based multinational group which comprises major operating groups engaging in trading, logistics, distribution and retailing including privately-held Li & Fung Limited and publicly listed Convenience Retail Asia Limited. 

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James Robson

James Robson

Victor and William Fung Director, Harvard University Asia Center

James Robson is Victor and William Fung Director of the Harvard University Asia Center and James C Kralik and Yunli Lou Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University. 

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Tharman Shanmugaratnam

Tharman Shanmugaratnam

Senior Minister, Government of Singapore

Tharman Shanmugaratnam is Senior Minister of Government of Singapore. 

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Clay Chandler

Clay Chandler

Executive Editor for Asia, Fortune Magazine

Clay Chandler is Executive Editor for Asia at Fortune Magazine. 

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Fan Gang

Fan Gang

Director, China's National Economic Research Institute

Fan Gang is Director of National Economic Research Institute (NERI), President of China Development Institute (CDI) in Shenzhen, China and Chairman of China Reform Foundation in Beijing, China.

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Arunabh Ghosh

Arunabh Ghosh

Associate Professor of History, Harvard University

Arunabh Ghosh is an Associate Professor of History at Harvard University.

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William C Kirby

William C Kirby

Spangler Family Professor of Business Administration, Harvard University

William C Kirby is Spangler Family Professor of Business Administration at Harvard University, T M Chang Professor of China Studies at Harvard University, and Chairman of Harvard China Fund.

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Meg Rithmire

Meg Rithmire

F Warren McFarlan Associate Professor of Business Administration, Harvard University

Meg Rithmire is F Warren McFarlan Associate Professor of Business Administration at Harvard University. 

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Hitoshi Tanaka

Hitoshi Tanaka

Chairman, the Institute for International Strategy, Japan Research Institute, Ltd

Hitoshi Tanaka is Chairman of the Institute for International Strategy at the Japan Research Institute, Ltd.

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Notes

Inspired by Professor Ezra Vogel and the Asia Vision 21 initiative that he conceived, the Vogel Asia Dialogue Series brings together scholars, politicians, policymakers, businesspeople, civil society leaders and other professionals from Asia and the Harvard University community to discuss issues facing the Asian region and their global impact. Through open discussion and knowledge sharing, it aims to build collegial relationships among participants across the Asia Pacific.  

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  • Opening and Keynote Speech

  • Panel Discussion

  • Closing Remarks


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