Current Events


Strategic Management Forum 2013: [link]

Euromed Management - Shanghai Jiaotong University - International Journal of Emerging Markets - GBOE (Global Business and Organizational Excellence) - Business Review. Strategic Management Forum 2013 The Internationalization Strategy of Chinese Firms.  Dialogue Between Scholars and Entrepreneurs.



AACS Conference [link]

The American Association for Chinese Studies (AACS), founded in 1959, is the only academic society in America devoted exclusively to the general area of Chinese studies.

ACS Chinese Studies Faculty Conference [link]

Incorporated in August of 1991, the Associated Colleges of the South has a mission to make the case for liberal arts education and to strengthen academic programs of the member institutions. The consortium articulates to many publics the nature of liberal learning and the vital role it plays. The organization points to the impact made by liberal arts on individuals and on the society as a whole, with ACS colleges and universities being viewed as exemplars of the highest quality liberal arts institutions.

Academy of International Business Southeast USA Chapter meeting [link]

The annual conferences support our Chapter's mission to encourage and assist research activities that advance knowledge of international business operations, increase the available body of teaching materials, and facilitate the exchange of information and ideas among educators and between business and academic fields.

Rollins Harvard China Goes Global Conference [link]

Why do Chinese firms internationalize, how do they do so, and what is the impact of Chinese firms and institutions internationalization with a specific focus on the United States and Germany? The aim of this project is to answer, among others, those questions. Through contacts available from Rollins College China Center and the Asia Programs of the Ash Institute from Harvard University, we have identify and interview China experts from government, industry and educational fields. Additionally, we compile and analyze data on Chinese internationalization that has shed light on the phenomenon in question and provide recommendations to policy makers, business executives and researchers.

Past Events:


Ilan Alon, Robert Q. Lee: Be Aware of the Dragon

Dr. Ilan Alon is George D. and Harriet W. Cornell Chair of International Business and Director of The China Center at Rollins College, and Visiting Scholar and Asia fellow at Harvard University. Dr. Alon teaches undergraduate and graduate courses relating to international business management and marketing at Rollins College. He also has significant executive and MBA education and consulting experiences in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and America. His most recent books include Chinese Entrepreneurs, and China Rules.

Mr. Robert Q. Lee is Partner at Diaz Reus & Targ, LLP and Chief Representative of Shanghai Office. He has represented public, private, and emerging growth companies in corporate and commercial matters, and engaged in cross-border transactions and investments particularly relating to Asia Pacific Region (China/Hong Kong). He served as an interim in-house counsel and outside corporate counsel for GE Power Systems, GE Capital, GE Access and GE Transportation. He also served as counsel to other Fortune 500 companies, developers, investment funds and major landowners for commercial real estate matters.


Gordon Chang: Is China rising or falling? And what does this mean for us? [link]

Gordon G. Chang is the author of Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On the World, released by Random House in January 2006. Showdown focuses on nuclear proliferation in general and the North Korean crisis in particular. His first book is The Coming Collapse of China (Random House, August 2001). He is a columnist at


Lowell Dittmer: China, the Developing World, and the New Global Dynamics.

Lowell Dittmer is Professor of Political Science at the University of California at Berkeley and editor of Asian Survey. Prof. Dittmer believes that China's relations with the emerging world have been overlooked, but both economic and "soft power" relations between China and the developing countries are growing more rapidly than those with the developed countries. And yet these relations are not without conflicts of interests and "contradictions." 



Martin Jacques: When China rules the world [link]

Martin Jacques is the author of When China Rules the World: the Rise of the Middle Kingdom and the End of the Western World. He is a visiting senior fellow at the London School of Economics, IDEAS, a centre for the study of international affairs, diplomacy and grand strategy, and a visiting research fellow at the LSE's Asia Research Centre. He is a columnist for the Guardian and the New Statesman.