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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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.View Profile
Dr Victor K Fung is Chairman 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.View Profile
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.View Profile
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.View Profile
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.