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"Globalisation vs Deglobalisation" ForumSpecial Event Recap
- 29 Jun 2017 (Thu)
Professor Jeffry Frieden, Harvard University
Professor Harold James, Princeton University
Mr Antony Leung, CEO of Nan Fung Group
Mr Ronnie Chan, Chairman of Hang Lung Group Limited
Professor Peter Matheison, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Hong Kong
Professor Terry Au, Vice President and Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University of Hong Kong
An international forum titled “2017: Globalisation vs De-globalisation” was held by HKU SPACE Executive Academy (SEA) and College of Business and Finance on Jun 29. It was part of HKU SPACE’s 60th anniversary celebration.
Among the 500 prominent attendees were Professor Peter Matheison (President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Hong Kong), Professor Terry Au (Vice President and Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University of Hong Kong), Professor William Lee (Director of HKU SPACE) and Professor Ningrong Liu (Deputy Director of HKU SPACE). Distinguished Scholars Jeffry Frieden (Professor of Government) from Harvard University and Harold James (Professor of History) from Princeton University delivered keynote speeches on their views regarding the competition between globalization and deglobalisation from the historic, political and economic perspectives. Mr Ronnie Chan (Chairman of Hang Lung Group Limited) and Mr Antony Leung (CEO of Nan Fung Group) also joined as panelists, sharing their unique insights into the latest international developments in politics and economics, and their relevance to Hong Kong, with over 500 guests and HKU SPACE alumni, who attended the forum.