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建立世界一流大学:中国高等教育发展展望 by Denis Simon
Mar 9 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
建立世界一流大学:中国高等教育发展展望 by Denis Simon


Dr. Denis Simon has just completed five years as Executive Vice Chancellor of a highly regarded Sino-Foreign joint venture university in Kunshan, China.  He has spent the last four decades working inside and outside of of the PRC dealing issues related to China’s talent development and utilization, the internationalization of higher education, and the development of the Chinese national innovation system.  In this presentation, he will discuss the challenges that Chinese universities are facing and the role that the university sector is playing in China’s drive for national economic, technological and research pre-eminence, the evolving political pressures that shape and constrain the development of tertiary education in China, and the extent to which China is willing and able to work with international partners.  In addition, he will discuss the strengths and weaknesses of research conducted at Chinese universities and the extent to which US institutions are likely to find opportunities for cooperation in future.

Webinar: India-China Border Standoff: Economic and Strategic Implications
Mar 18 @ 9:30 am – 11:45 am
Webinar: India-China Border Standoff: Economic and Strategic Implications

China and India are the two most populous countries in the world respec¬tively having about 1.44 billion and 1.38 billion population in 2020. Both the countries together account for about 36% of total world’s population and 67% of Asia’s population. (http://

Both the countries are nuclear powers and according to the Stockholm In¬ternational Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), in 2019, China & India had the second- and third- highest military spends in the world. For last nine months there has been a border standoff between these major two economies. Speakers will discuss historic border related issues, various scenarios how this standoff can turn into and their Economic and Strategic Implications on Asia and rest of the World.

Session 1 – 9:30 am to 10:30am EST (8pm–9pm IST)

The Historical, Legal and Political Dimensions of the Border Standoff


  • Dr. Mary Ellen O’Connell, Robert and Marion Short Professor of Law, Research Professor of International Dispute Resolution, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame
  • Dr. Kyle Gardner, Non-Resident Scholar, Sigur Center for Asian Studies, George Washington University. Author, The Frontier Complex: Geopolitics and the Making of the India-China Border, 1846-1962


Anthony A. Cuzzucoli, Member of the Board of Directors & Director, Program Committee, Atlanta Council of International Relations (ACIR)

Session 2 –10:30 am – 11:45 am EST (9pm – 10:15 pm IST)

Strategic and Business Implications for the Indo-Pacific Area


  • Abraham M. Denmark, Asia Program, Wilson Center
  • Richard M. Rossow, Senior Adviser and Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
  • Dr. Anupam Srivastava, Non-Resident Fellow, The Henry L. Stim- son Center & Former Managing Director, Invest India


Dr. John McIntyre, Professor of Management and International Affairs Executive Director, Georgia Tech Center for International Business Education& Research SchellerCollegeofBusiness,Georgia Institute of Technology (Ga Tech)

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