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Sep
30
Mon
13th China goes Global Conference @ Rollins College, Orlando, Florida
Sep 30 – Oct 2 all-day
13th China goes Global Conference @ Rollins College, Orlando, Florida | Winter Park | Florida | United States

Call for Papers

13th China goes Global Conference

Globalization, Cooperation and Conflict Redefined

Sept 30 – Oct 2, 2019

Rollins College, Orlando, Florida

The 13th Annual China goes GlobalTM conference will be held at Rollins College in Winter Park (Orlando), Florida. We encourage paper writers, panel presenters, book authors, professionals, representative of firms and PhD students studying China’s globalization tosubmit their work on our website (http://www.chinagoesglobal.org/conference/paper-submission). CGG is interested in examinations of how Chinese movements of people, ideas, money and products affect nations, industries and companies from around the world. We seek multi-disciplinary, multi-method and multi-level studies on the globalization of China in general.

Our call for papers includes, but is not limited, to the following topics:

Context & Theories

  • Theory, Research and Education on Chinese firm’s globalization
  • Globalization of Chinese Capital, Companies, and People
  • Negotiation, Language, and Culture

Regions

  • China’s Belt and Road Initiative
  • Chinese Investment and Trade with Regional Focus
  • Geopolitics

Systems & Sectors

  • China and Energy Policy
  • China goes global by industries: Automobile, Finance, Telecommunication, Health Care, Service, etc.
  • The Role of Communication, Media and Public Relations

Management Issues

  • Chinese Outward Foreign Direct Investment, M&A, subsidiaries
  • Resource, strategic asset and market seeking of Chinese MNCs
  • Corporate Governance and Strategic HRM of Chinese MNCs
  • Supply chain management of Chinese MNCs
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics of Chinese MNCs

Specificity of Innovation Process

  • Upgrading processes of Chinese firms
  • Upgrading of Capabilities, Technology, and Strategic Assets
  • Education, University-Industry Partnerships and the Not-for-Profit sector
  • Chinese Small and Medium Enterprises and Entrepreneurship
  • “Made in China 2025”, “China A.I. by 2030” Policies and the National Innovation System

Please submit your paper through our online submission system no later than xxx, 2019. Papers should follow the author style and referencing guide provided on the conference website. By submitting a paper, all authors also agree to review up to 3 papers, and at least one author agrees to attend the conference.

Important Dates

Deadline for submission: April 15, 2019 Paper acceptance/rejection: May 30, 2019 Revised paper submission: June 30, 2019

As in past years, several points of distinction will mark this year’s conference:

Special Issue: A special issue from the conference will be published by the International Journal of Emerging Markets, an Emerald journal that is indexed and ranked by Scopus and ABS. Articles from past Special Issues have achieved a high number of downloads and citations. (see:http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=ijoem)

Keynoters: This year’s keynoters will be among the foremost experts in emerging markets.We will utilize both an academic and a practitioner to keynote. For a list of previous keynoters, see: http://www.chinagoesglobal.org/past-conferences/previous-key-noters/

Doctoral consortium: a doctoral paper development program will be given to early-career researchers, with the purpose of helping them publish the ideas/papers in a top peer-reviewed journal.

Local Attractions: There will be some local tours to internationalizing companies and/or institutions.

Awards: A number of awards will be given to recognize excellent contributions, including best paper, best reviewer, and best PhD paper awards. The best paper awards will also confer on the recipient priority review to the International Journal of Emerging Markets.

Conference Organizers:
Prof. Dr. Ilan ALON, School of Business and Law, Universitetet i Agder, Norway

Dr. Julian CHANG, PwC China, Shanghai, China

Prof. Dr. Christoph LATTEMANN, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany

Prof. Dr. John R. MCINTYRE, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Prof. Dr. Francesca SPIGARELLI, University of Macerata, Italy

Prof. Dr. William Hua WANG, emlyon business school, France & China

Prof. Wenxian ZHANG, Rollins College, USA (Conference Chair/Host)

Submit Your Proposal Instructions
China Week, GSU Dunwoody Campus
Sep 30 @ 11:00 am – Oct 3 @ 2:00 pm

See the attached flyer for the week’s activities:

CHINA WEEK

 

 

Oct
1
Tue
Distinguished Speaker Series: Media and Cultural Memory: Intertextual Travels of the Story of the Western Wing @ White Hall Emory University
Oct 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Distinguished Speaker Series
Xiaoquiao Ling, Arizona State University

Oct
18
Fri
China Breakfast Briefing 2019 @ Atlanta Metro Chamber
Oct 18 @ 7:15 am – 9:30 am

Join the China Research Center, the Georgia State University Confucius Institute, the Chinese Business Association of Atlanta at the Metro Atlanta Chamber for the 2019 China Breakfast Briefing!

Date & Time:
Friday, October 18th, 2019 from 7:15am – 9:30am
7:15am: Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00am: Program Begins

Location:
Metro Atlanta Chamber
191 Peachtree Street NE, Suite 3400
Atlanta, Ga 30303

Free Event
(Parking is not included)

Moderated by: Dr. Penelope Prime, Clinical Professor of International Business, Institute of International Business, Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University, and Founding Director of the China Research Center

Panelists:
Charles Pinkham III, Senior Vice President of Development, Portman Holdings
Jian Ni, President of the Chinese Business Association of Atlanta and Alpha Group International, and Chief Operating Officer of Forest Lighting
Dr. Li Qi, Professor of Economics, Agnes Scott College
Ryan Sweeney, Chief Manufacturing Officer and Senior Vice President of Celios Advanced Air Technologies
John Woodward, Senior Director, Global Commerce, Metro Atlanta Chamber

Flyer Chinese Breakfast 2019 18Sep Final

Oct
27
Sun
USCPF Fall Forum: U.S.-China Relations in Flux: Political & Economic Perspectives @ Teasley Lecture Hall, Agnes Scott College
Oct 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

US-China Relations

The Atlanta Chapter of the U.S.-China People’s Friendship Association invites you to join in this timely discussion of U.S.-China Relations.

Speakers:

Dr. Yawei Liu, Director of the China Program at The Carter Center and Associate Director of the China Research Center

Dr. Penelope Prime, Clinical Professor of International Business, GSU, and Founding Director of the China Research Center

Free and open to the public.

USCPFA Forum 2019 (1)

Oct
31
Thu
Distinguished Speaker Series: Contemporary Progressive Confucianism on American Society @ White Hall, Emory University
Oct 31 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Distinguished Speaker Series
Robert C. Neville, Boston University

Nov
8
Fri
China Colloquium: Redefine the Self: the Emergence of Buddhist Family Ethics in Early Twentieth Century China @ Modern Languages Building, Emory University
Nov 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

China Colloquium
Wei Wu, Religion

Nov
14
Thu
Religious, Social and Political Values of Chinese Christians @ The Clary Theater
Nov 14 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Religious, Social and Political Values of Chinese Christians @ The Clary Theater | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

A public lecture by Professor Yang Zhong

Co-sponsored by the Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy of The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs and the School of History and Sociology at Georgia Tech

Based on questionnaires and extensive interviews, this lecture attempts to shed some empirical and comparative light on the religiosity and socio-political values of Chinese Christians. The study reveals that Chinese Christians have relatively high levels of religiosity in both believing and behaving aspects.  Chinese Christians in the study also turn out to be rather conservative in their social values, more so than the general population in China and Christians in the United States. With regard to their political values, majority of the Chinese Christians in the study are strong supporters of democratic values and civil liberties. It is further found that the religious values of Chinese Christians are positively related to their socio-political values. More religiously fundamentalist Christians tend to hold more socially conservative values and more supportive of democratic values. Findings from the study are revealing and carry implications for development of civil society in China.

Dr. Yang Zhong is Professor at the Department of Political Science of the University of Tennessee, U.S.A. He is also the Director of Public Opinion Research Center at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Dr. Zhong’s main research and teaching interests include Chinese local governance, urban studies in China and Chinese political culture. He has published over 60 scholarly articles and book chapters, authored three books and co-edited several books.

Parking is available in Visitor Area 1 across North Avenue.
For additional information, contact Chris McDermott chris.mcdermott@gatech.edu

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Nov
15
Fri
China Colloquium: Keep Calm and Carry On: Emotional Stability in Wartime China @ Modern Languages Building, Emory University
Nov 15 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

China Colloquium
Jia-Chen Fu, REALC

Jan
24
Fri
Annual Lecture: Dr. Barry Naughton on Innovation in China @ Georgia Tech @ Georgia Institute of Technology, Bill Moore Student Success Center, Suites A&B
Jan 24 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

“China’s Great Gamble: Can the Chinese Government Create a Technological Superpower?”

ABSTRACT: In its effort to maintain high-speed growth, China has stepped up government steerage and investment in high-tech industry.  Increasingly, this has meant gambling on a new wave of untested technologies: artificial intelligence, 5G broadband communication, autonomous vehicles and smart robotics.  This expensive and risky strategy has aggravated conflict with the United States, and given China an enormous opportunity to fail.  However, if it succeeds, China will emerge as a new kind of power, showing off its new model as an alternative to American capitalism.

BIO: Barry Naughton is the So Kwanlok Professor at the School of Global Policy and Strategy, University of California, San Diego.  Naughton’s work on the Chinese economy focuses on market transition; industry and technology; foreign trade; and political economy. His first book, Growing Out of the Plan, won the Ohira Prize in 1996, and a new edition of his popular survey and textbook, The Chinese Economy: Adaptation and Growth, appeared in 2018.

Venue: Georgia Institute of Technology, The Bill Moore Student Success Center, President’s Suite A & B (next to the stadium); visitor parking available on North Avenue.

Free and open to the public.

Barry Naughton Lecture China Flyer

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