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Quantitative History Webinar on "Peony Bubble" by Weipeng Yuan
HK Institute for Humanities & Soc. Sci.
Uploaded on 2022-10-03 13:24:33
量化歷史網上講座 - 唐代中國是否出現過牡丹泡沫? "Peony Bubble" in the Tang Dynasty by Weipeng Yuan 投機與金融風潮對金融市場的發展影響深遠。十七世紀發生於歐洲的「荷蘭鬱金香狂熱」是世界史上的重要泡沫事件,一直倍受金融史...
Quantitative History Webinar - Strengthening State Capacity: Postal Reform and Innovation during the Gilded Age
HK Institute for Humanities & Soc. Sci.
Uploaded on 2022-09-28 11:49:17
Join us for this week's webinar on Strengthening State Capacity: Postal Reform and Innovation during the Gilded Age by Guo Xu Live on Zoom on Thursday, September 29, 2022 10:00 am Hong Kong/Beijing/Singapore. Guo Xu (Berkeley Haas) and his co-author use newly digitized records from the U.S. Post...
Gale Training Webinar
University Libraries
Uploaded on 2022-09-23 15:47:53
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Quantitative History Webinar Series - Leviathan's Offer: State-Building With Elite Compensation In Early Medieval China by Joy Chen
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2022-05-26 14:02:22
Live on Zoom on May 26, 2022 16:00 Hong Kong time How can the resistance of failed reformers to state-building efforts be softened? Join us and find out more.
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Collateral Damage: The Legacy of the Secret War in Laos by Felipe Valencia Caicedo (UBC)
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2022-05-16 11:40:18
Join Felipe Valencia Caicedo (UBC Vancouver School of Economics) and explore the deleterious impact of bombing campaigns in Laos in terms of health, education, structural transformation and rural-urban migration using using census data at the village and individual levels. Live on Zoom on May 19, 20...
Quantitative History Webinar on Religion, Rebellion and State Education: Evidence from Colonial Korean by Sangyoon Park
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2022-05-12 16:29:36
Live on Zoom on May 12, 2022 16:00 Hong Kong time
Join our upcoming QH Webinar featuring Sangyoon Park (HKU Business School) and explore potential mechanisms through which religion and political mobilization influenced education provision by the state.
ALiTE International Webinar Series for Exemplary Scholarship
Education Faculty
Uploaded on 2022-04-25 14:55:29
In this lecture, Dr Ng will describe some recent initiatives to address these issues. He will also share his own reflection: one critical aspect of well-being for both student and teacher is the "bread and butter" issue of teaching and learning. The more we focus on holistic education, whi...
Student and Teacher Well-being: The Singapore Experience - Webinar by Dr Ng Pak Tee, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Education Faculty
Uploaded on 2022-04-04 11:04:12
In this lecture, Dr Ng will describe some recent initiatives to address these issues. He will also share his own reflection: one critical aspect of well-being for both student and teacher is the "bread and butter" issue of teaching and learning. The more we focus on holistic education, whi...
Academy for Leadership in Teacher Education (ALiTE) International Webinar Series for Exemplary Scholarship
Education Faculty
Uploaded on 2022-02-15 15:43:15
Rethinking Educational Excellence: New Perspectives on Developing Student Talent - Webinar by Professor Jonathan Plucker, Johns Hopkins University, USA. The term "gifted" is used across cultures when referring to students performing well above average. But what does it mean to be gifted? Traditional...
Annual Review of Hong Kong Health Law in 2021
Law Faculty
Uploaded on 2022-01-25 16:17:24
23 February 2022 (Wed) 6:30pm - 8:00pm HKT via Zoom
AGI x AGF Webinar: Sick in the City: Public Health, Wellbeing and Urban Design After Covid-19
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-12-10 10:14:21
Fellows from the UK and India, who are both physicians and public-health experts, and an urban design specialist from Singapore will consider how to make cities healthier, safer, more productive and more pleasant places to live in this webinar on December 21 at 1600 HKT.
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Heroes and Villains: The Effects of Heroism on Autocratic Values and Nazi Collaboration in France
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-12-02 16:25:56
Explore how Pauline Grosjean (UNSW Business School) and her co-authors measure the effects of a network of heroes in legitimizing and diffusing extreme political behaviors by exploiting newly-declassified intelligence files, novel voting data and regimental histories during WWI. Live on Zoom on Dece...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - History's Masters: The Effect of European Monarchs on State Performance by Nico Voigtländer (UCLA)
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-11-05 15:44:17
Nico VoigtlÃnder of UCLA Anderson School of Management and his co-author create a novel reign-level dataset for European monarchs, covering all major European states between the 10th and 18th centuries. In this Quantitative History Webinar, Nico VoigtlÃnder explains how their study sho...
Academy for Leadership in Teacher Education (ALiTE) International Webinar Series for Exemplary Scholarship
Education Faculty
Uploaded on 2021-10-18 11:09:26
This lecture will focus upon what has been learnt about leading in difficult times. Drawing upon contemporary, international, research evidence, the lecture will outline the challenges of leading schools in the most challenging of circumstances, and will highlight some of the ways in which leadershi...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - The Rise of State Capacity in Europe, Asia and the Rest of the World since 1500 by Şevket Pamuk
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-09-20 14:48:51
In this Quantitative History Webinar, Şevket Pamuk of BoğaziÃi (Bosphorus) University will review the rise of state capacity (and the Tax Revenues / GDP ratio) around the world since 1500 based on joint work with Kivanà Karaman. Live on Zoom on September 23, 2021 16:00 Hong Kong/Beij...
Quantitative History Doctoral Research Webinar | Railways and Cities in India
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-09-14 16:00:20
RAILWAYS AND CITIES IN INDIA In this Quantitative History Doctoral Research Webinar, Jinlin Wei (Warwick PhD candidate) presents his paper co-authored with James Fenske (Warwick) and Namrata Kala (MIT), explaining how better access to railways increased urban populations via the channel of market ac...
ALITE International Webinar Series for Exemplary Scholarship by Professor Schleicher, Director for Education and Skills, OECD
Education Faculty
Uploaded on 2021-09-09 09:22:30
Professor Andreas Schleicher is Director for Education and Skills at the OECD. He initiated and oversees the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) and other international instruments that have created a global platform for policy-makers, researchers and educators across nations and c...
Quantitative History Webinar - Commitment Failure within Bureaucracy by Max Yu Hao of PKU School of Economics
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-09-07 11:46:05
In this Quantitative History Webinar, Max Yu Hao of Peking University presents a trilogy of papers exploring the impact of fiscal rationalizations on public goods provision, the size of informal taxation, and tax burdens. Live on Zoom on September 9, 2021 16:00 Hong Kong/Beijing/Singapore 09:00 Lond...
CoPE Well Webinar series
Ctr of Dev & Resources for Students
Uploaded on 2021-09-01 12:46:47
Looking for ways to cope better with challenges?
HKU Business School x HKGCC Economic Reboot Webinar Series - The Future of Hong Kong's Public Finances: Spend Now, Tax Later?
Business & Economics Faculty
Uploaded on 2021-08-25 10:16:44
Starting from July, we join hands with The Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce (HKGCC) to launch a series of webinar, providing new insights and knowledge to rejuvenate the local economy and guide Hong Kong out of the current economic dilemma. The third session in September will discuss the ways t...
ALITE International Webinar Series for Exemplary Scholarship by Professor Schleicher, Director for Education and Skills, OECD
Education Faculty
Uploaded on 2021-08-11 08:54:10
Professor Andreas Schleicher is Director for Education and Skills at the OECD. He initiated and oversees the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) and other international instruments that have created a global platform for policy-makers, researchers and educators across nations and c...
AGI Public Policy Webinar: Renegotiating the World Order: Peaceful Avenues of International Contestation
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-08-10 17:54:06
Phillip Lipscy of the University of Toronto will examine how international institutions evolve as countries seek to renegotiate the international order.
Quantitative History Webinar Series - The Ant and the Grasshopper: Seasonality and the Invention of Agriculture by Andrea Matranga
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-08-10 10:51:09
How and where did agriculture begin? Join Andrea Matranga (Chapman University) in his quest for understanding the rise of civilizations and subsequent human history. Live on Zoom on Thurs, August 12, 2021 12:00 Hong Kong/Beijing/Singapore | 13:00 Tokyo | 14:00 Sydney Previous day 21:00 Los Angeles
HKU Business School X HKGCC Webinar
Business & Economics Faculty
Uploaded on 2021-07-28 14:14:53
Small Government: Time for a Rethink?
Public Webinar - Crossing Boundaries: What's next for digital wallets in the Greater Bay Area?
Social Sciences Faculty
Uploaded on 2021-07-19 14:29:34
Join this webinar as we share the discoveries from an extensive 1.5 year research project examining the role of digital payment platforms in the lives of ordinary citizens who regularly travel in the Greater Bay Area, discovering the impact of digital money platforms on everyday financial practices.
HKU COVID-19 Vaccination Myth-breaking Webinar Q&A
U-Vision
Uploaded on 2021-07-08 10:57:15
There are many myths surrounding the COVID-19 vaccination. What is the truth? Register for this webinar and send in your questions now. Our experts from the LKS Faculty of Medicine will address your concerns directly during the webinar. English Session Date: 13 July (Tue) Time: 2-3pm Experts: Prof. ...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Modern State-Building and the Rise of the Corporation
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-07-06 16:23:20
In this Quantitative History Webinar, Taisu Zhang explores the argument that modern state building is necessary to the success of the modern corporation because the law that enables corporations requires uniform enforcement.
AGI Public Policy Webinar: The Singapore Story and Brand in a Post-Pandemic World
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-07-05 17:04:21
Professor Kenneth Paul Tan of the Hong Kong Baptist University will discuss emerging trends that may re-shape and transform the Singapore narrative and brand in a post-pandemic world on July 20 at 1700 HKT.
HKU Business School x HKGCC Economic Reboot Webinar Series: Reinventing Hong Kong's Economy
Business & Economics Faculty
Uploaded on 2021-06-29 18:21:03
Starting from July 2021, HKU Business School will join hands with The HKGCC to launch a series of webinars to consider some of the more pressing issues faced in Hong Kong. To kick off the series, the first session to be hosted on 13 July will look at the options available to Hong Kong in repositioni...
QH Doctoral Research Webinar X YSI Economic History Graduate Webinar jointly presents
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-06-17 00:48:17
Speaker: Zhihao Xu (PhD Candidate, UCLA Economics) Zhihao Xu, PhD Candidate from the University of California, Los Angeles presents his paper: "Price Convergence Through a Financial Network: Does Financial Integration Impact Price Integration in Real Sectors?" Chair: Professor Debin Ma (In...
From forest to farmland & meadow to metropolis: How did the environment shape human history & how did humanity bring about the Anthropocene?
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-06-04 16:41:31
QH Webinar by HKU Environmental Historian Jed O. Kaplan In this Quantitative History Webinar, Jed O. Kaplan will take the audience on a journey through time, starting with the way our distant hominin ancestors modified their environments to increase their chances of survival, and coming to the quest...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - ‪Technology Adoption and Productivity Growth: Evidence from Industrialization in France
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-05-28 16:26:49
Speaker: Mara P. Squicciarini (Bocconi University) Live on Zoom on June 3, 2021 16:00 Hong Kong/Beijing/Singapore 09:00 London | 10:00 Milan | 17:00 Tokyo | 18:00 Sydney Don't miss out as this webinar will not be recorded.
AGI Public Policy Webinar: RCEP: Game-Changer for Global Trade?
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-05-11 16:04:22
In this AGI Public Policy Webinar, Dr Deborah Elms of the Asian Trade Centre will examine the implications of the new Asia-Pacific trade arrangements for the future of global trade and regional economic integration.
Quantitative History Webinar -Lineage as Risk-Sharing Institution: How Confucianism Contributed to Population Growth in Pre-Industrial China
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-05-10 22:04:52
We present to you our very own conveners for this Quantitative History Webinar! Chicheng Ma will present his recent co-authored paper with Zhiwu Chen: "Lineage as Risk-Sharing Institution: How Confucianism Contributed to Population Growth in Pre-Industrial China", and explain how the Confu...
Quantitative History Doctoral Research Webinar | 理學的陰影:儒家文化轉型與中國明清時期科技發展停滯
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-05-04 17:39:59
理學的陰影:儒家文化轉型與中國明清時期科技發展停滯 講者:中國人民大學經濟學院博士生王慶 講座以普通話進行 Conducted in Mandarin QH Doctoral Research Webinar - The Shadow of Reason: Neo-Confucianism and the Stagnation of Technological Development in L...
AGI Public Policy Webinar: The Future of Global Value Chains in the Post‐Covid-19 Economy
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-04-28 15:13:30
Professor Antràs of Harvard University will examine the key drivers for the future of globalization and how major economies within the GVCs would need to react in the post-pandemic world on May 11 at 0900 HKT.
ALiTE International Webinar Series for Exemplary Scholarship by Professor Low Ee Ling
Education Faculty
Uploaded on 2021-04-19 11:35:19
This lecture will highlight issues we have to confront in re-designing teacher education in order to ensure that our learners not just survive but thrive in the face of a new and uncertain normal. This involves learners being able to solve complex and unprecedented problems from a multidisciplinary ...
AGI Public Policy Webinar: BRI and China's Railway Expansion in Southeast Asia
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-04-13 16:17:46
David M Lampton of Johns Hopkins University will examine China's effort to create an intercountry railway system that connects the country with its seven Southeast Asian neighbors, including Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. He will also highlight the political str...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Cultural macroevolution: Understanding the rise of large-scale complex societies in human history
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-04-12 10:37:02
Join Evolutionary anthropologist Peter Turchin in his quest for the major evolutionary force explaining the rise of large-scale complex human societies using the framework of Cultural Evolution and data in Seshat: Global History Databank. Live on Zoom on April 22, 2021 09:00 Hong Kong/Beijing/Singap...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Transition to Agriculture and First State Presence [Ola Olsson, University of Gothenburg]
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-03-31 21:01:30
It has often been observed that the emergence of states in a region is typically preceded by an earlier transition to agricultural production. In this Quantitative History Webinar, Ola Olsson (University of Gothenburg) presents a global scale analysis of the chronological relationship between the tr...
AGI Public Policy Webinar: Towards a New Era of Great Power Rivalry
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-03-30 12:38:21
Professor Danny Quah of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy will examine the competition between the great powers and the current state of the world order.
Academy for Leadership in Teacher Education (ALiTE) International Webinar Series for Exemplary Scholarship
Education Faculty
Uploaded on 2021-03-25 10:53:26
This lecture will highlight issues we have to confront in re-designing teacher education in order to ensure that our learners not just survive but thrive in the face of a new and uncertain normal. This involves learners being able to solve complex and unprecedented problems from a multidisciplinary ...
(Webinar) Gross Negligence Manslaughter: Should it apply to healthcare practitioners?
Law Faculty
Uploaded on 2021-03-12 14:48:14
9 April 2021 (Fri) 4pm - 6pm HKT
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Roman Transport Network Connectivity and Economic Integration
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-03-12 14:14:43
Live on Zoom on March 18, 2021 16:00 Hong Kong In this Quantitative History Webinar, Erik Hornung of University of Cologne presents his latest research which shows that the creation of the first integrated multi-modal pan-European transport network during Roman times influences economic integration ...
ALiTE International Webinar Series for Exemplary Scholarship
Education Faculty
Uploaded on 2021-03-10 14:17:41
A New Political Economy of Teacher Development: England as Eccentric Outlier or Game-changing Forerunner? The webinar will raise the question: is the situation in England just a feature of the highly idiosyncratic policy sphere in England or a forerunner - or omen, even - of new developments around ...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Modern Library Holdings and Historic City Growth by Eric Chaney (Oxford)
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-03-06 13:40:24
In search of a new proxy for pre-industrial economic activity, Eric Chaney of Oxford University explores how the library collection data is used to revisit urban growth during the rise of the Atlantic trade and to investigate the impact of the Mongol invasions on the Eastern Islamic world. Live on Z...
暴力風險與合約選擇:來自近代東北鄉村匪患的證據
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-03-02 20:14:59
Live on Zoom 2021年3月4日(星期四) 16:00 香港/北京/新加坡 風險如何影響農業合約的選擇一直是合約理論關注的重要議題,然而當代研究多注重自然風險的影響,而鮮有探討暴力風險的影響。復旦大學經濟學教授李楠及其合著者利用...
(Webinar) [Book Talk] "Covid-19 in Asia - Law and Policy Contexts" (OUP, 2020)
Law Faculty
Uploaded on 2021-02-26 10:10:37
17 March 2021 (Wed) 11am - 12 noon Live Zoom Session
(Webinar) [Book Talk] "Covid-19 in Asia - Law and Policy Contexts" (OUP, 2020)
Law Faculty
Uploaded on 2021-02-25 12:10:28
17 March 2021 (Wed) 11am - 12 noon Live Zoom Session
Quantitative History Webinar Series - The Year 1000: When Explorers Connected the Globe and Globalization Began
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-02-21 10:25:47
A new system of global pathways formed in the year 1000 AD following the Vikings arrival in northeastern Canada. In this Quantitative History Webinar, Yale historian Valerie Hansen takes us back to the year 1000 and discuss how globalization began. Live on Zoom on February 25, 2021 20:30 Hong Kong T...
AGI Public Policy Webinar: The EAST Rises - Again: Lessons for Today from China's Past Technological Development
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-02-08 16:23:45
Four factors have shaped China's development throughout history: examination, autocracy, stability and technology (EAST). In this inaugural AGI Public Policy Webinar, Professor Yasheng Huang of MIT will present findings on the history of Chinese technological development from its Spring and Autumn E...
AGI x AGF webinar: Leadership in a Post-Truth World
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2021-01-18 12:50:02
In this webinar, AsiaGlobal Fellows will discuss the global trust deficit and the challenge that leaders face in a time of truth decay - What does good leadership mean when the spread of fake news, conspiracy theories, alternative facts and outright lies breeds suspicion, cynicism, irrationality and...
[HKUTTO Webinar] Government Support: Innovation & Technology Policy and Industry Policy in Greater Bay Area - Shenzhen
Technology Transfer Office
Uploaded on 2021-01-18 11:33:41
[HKUTTO Webinar] Government Support: Innovation & Technology Policy and Industry Policy in Greater Bay Area - Shenzhen [港大技術轉移處線上研討會] - 政策支持: 大灣區創新科技政策及產業政策- 深圳 Bookings are now open! 現正接受登記!
[Webinar] Technology Transfer Primer: Highlight on TSSSU@HKU Awardees
Technology Transfer Office
Uploaded on 2020-12-10 11:21:55
Highlight on TSSSU@HKU Awardees
Quantitative History Webinar Series - States And Wars: China's Long March Towards Unity And Its Consequences, 221 BC - 1911 AD
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-12-04 16:31:46
In this Quantitative History Webinar, Debin Ma will present his paper titled States And Wars: China's Long March Towards Unity And Its Consequences, 221 BC - 1911 AD, and further discuss the long-run implications of Chinese unity on economic performance in a global context. Speaker: Debin Ma, In...
Technology Transfer Webinar Series
Technology Transfer Office
Uploaded on 2020-12-02 13:02:53
Startup 101: Attracting Investors' Attention
Technology Transfer Primer - Webinar Series
Technology Transfer Office
Uploaded on 2020-11-26 14:38:25
HKU-Industry Collaboration - Legal Aspect
Quantitative History Webinar Series - How (not) to get published [Hans-Joachim Voth,‬ University of Zurich]
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-11-24 22:29:33
Getting published is crucial for academic success. For most young scholars, the process is often daunting, frustrating, and confusing. This event is addressed to those who are just getting started in the publishing game. Based on Joachim's experience as an editor over the last 12 years at a variety ...
Technology Transfer Primer - Webinar Series
Technology Transfer Office
Uploaded on 2020-11-18 16:11:27
Introduction of the Original Grant Patent (OGP) System
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Inflation and Investors Behavior: Evidence from the German Hyperinflation by Fabio Braggion (Tilburg)
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-11-11 20:42:50
Live on Zoom on November 19 Also available on AGI FB
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Political divergence between East and West in the 8th & 9th centuries [Clair Yang and Yasheng Huang]
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-11-11 20:38:37
Live on Zoom on November 12 Also available on AGI FB
Technology Transfer Primer - Technology Commercialization
Technology Transfer Office
Uploaded on 2020-10-22 12:18:49
Speaker: Dr. Shawn Zhao, PhD (Deputy Director, Technology Transfer Office)
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Marrying for Money: Evidence from the First Wave of Married Women's Property Laws in the U.S.
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-10-20 20:48:52
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Marrying for Money: Evidence from the First Wave of Married Women's Property Laws in the U.S. Peter Koudijs Associate Professor of Finance Stanford Graduate School of Business Live on Zoom on October 29, 2020 16:00 Hong Kong/Beijing/Singapore 08:00 London | ...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - 古DNA探究史前現代人群的遺傳演化
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-10-20 20:42:44
不同時間和地點的人類古基因組數據的湧現,帶來大時空框架下研究人類遺傳演化的可能,尤其是古基因組捕獲技術的應用與發展,為獲取史前人群基因組打開局面。此次網上講座將著重闡述史前時期現代人群遺傳演化的主要特...
TTO: [Webinar series] Technology Transfer Primer
Technology Transfer Office
Uploaded on 2020-10-07 17:11:24
"Patent or Not Patent, Why and How?" 16 Oct, 10-11:30am
Technology Transfer Primer - Webinar Series
Technology Transfer Office
Uploaded on 2020-10-06 10:24:02
Crucial Steps in Technology Transfer: IDF Form Workshop
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Borderline Disorder: (De facto) Historical Ethnic Borders and Contemporary Conflict in Africa
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-09-29 21:29:29
Ömer Özak and his coauthor explore the effect of historical ethnic borders on contemporary non-civil conflict in Africa. In this Quantitative History Webinar, Ömer will share their findings and explain in great detail the key underlying mechanisms: competition for agricultural land, p...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - A Theory of Cultural Revivals [Murat Iyigun, University of Colorado Boulder]
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-09-29 21:23:40
Live on Zoom on October 8, 2020 at 9AM (HKT) Why do some societies fail to adopt more efficient institutions? And why do such failures often coincide with cultural movements that glorify the past? In this Quantitative History Webinar, Murat Iyigun explains in detail the interplay-or lack thereof-bet...
HKUTTO: Technology Transfer Primer - Webinar Series
Technology Transfer Office
Uploaded on 2020-09-24 15:07:42
Bookings are now open for 'Technology Transfer Primer' webinar series. This webinar will address some of the burning questions that face founders and co-founders alike. For example, how can startups with limited resources achieve best results with minimum effort? Or in practice, how can you explore ...
ALiTE International Webinar Series
Education Faculty
Uploaded on 2020-09-22 12:34:22
The lecture will conclude with an analysis of how the major "turns" correspond or collide with the notions of inquiry and professionalism and what the implications are for policy and practice.
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Economic Geography Aspects of the Panama Canal [Stephan Maurer, University of Konstanz]
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-09-20 16:56:07
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Economic Geography Aspects of the Panama Canal [Stephan Maurer, University of Konstanz] Speaker: Stephan Maurer Assistant Professor University of Konstanz Live on Zoom on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 09:00 London | 10:00 Konstanz | 16:00 Hong Kong/Beijing/Singapo...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - One American, One Chinese and their extraordinary Journeys in the 19th century
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-09-17 16:29:33
In this Quantitative History Webinar, Guoqi Xu will explain the extraordinary journeys of Anson Burlingame and Ge Kunhua and their significances, paying special attention to the aspects of the shared history and destinies between Chinese and Americans in the 19th century and beyond.
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Discretion and Destruction: Promotions, Performance, and Patronage in the Royal Navy [Joachim Voth]
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-09-11 16:35:32
Professor Joachim Voth and his co-author study the selection effects of patronage in the world's most successful navy - the British Royal Navy between 1690 and 1849. In this Quantitative History Webinar, Joachim will explain in detail the overall selection effect of patronage. Live on Zoom on Septem...
Quantitative History Webinar Series - 為商人做辯護?「富者貧之母」的明清政治經濟學
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-09-05 18:31:27
Join us for this Quantitative History Webinar featuring Distinguished Professor Peng-sheng Chiu from Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He will explore how tenets such as "fostering businessmen to benefit the peasantry" and "the rich nourishing the poor" were implemented in relevant policies and laws, a...
AGI Webinar - China's Rise, the Decline of the West, and Deglobalization
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-09-04 14:52:48
Webinar will discuss the weakening of US hegemony and Washington's withdrawal from multilateral engagement, the shift in international politics from a unipolar to a bipolar or multipolar framework, and the geopolitical and economic consequences these shifts will have for the US, China and the Indo-P...
AGI x AGF Webinar
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-08-21 12:46:57
Colliding Interests in Eurasia: The South Caucasus, the Belt and Road, and Covid-19
Quantitative History Webinar Series - The Fate of Skilled Jews in Nazi Germany
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-08-20 17:00:09
The Nazi period is a transformational period in German history. When Hitler took power in 1933, Jews were expelled from public sector jobs. Using detailed biographical information for Jewish academics, Sascha O. Becker and his team examine several important margins. In this webinar, Sascha will pres...
AGI x AGF Webinar: Evaluating Africa's COVID-19 Responses - Managing Risks & Setting Priorities
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-07-15 15:19:21
Join AsiaGlobal Fellows Charity Amayaenvbo (Nigeria), Dalaya Esayiyas (Ethiopia), George Lwanda (South Africa), Clayton Hazvinei Vhumbunu (Zimbabwe) and Kadidia Konare (Mali) as they offer on-the-ground insights on Africa's Covid-19 responses.
Quantitative History Webinar Series - Fractured-Land and Political Fragmentation
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-07-06 16:17:48
Live on Zoom on July 9, 2020 21:00 Hong Kong Time
Quantitative History Webinar Series (June - July 2020)
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-06-21 16:47:42
Eminent guest speakers include Hong Xu (Institute of Archaeology, CASS), Shuji Cao (Shanghai Jiao Tong), Mark Koyama (George Mason), Stephen Broadberry (Oxford), and Ron Harris (Tel-Aviv). More speakers to be announced.
Comparative performance of different civilizations in the history of the Maritime Silk Road 海上絲路歷史中不同文明的表現
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-06-09 14:51:50
This Thursday, the Quantitative History Webinar Series will return with our very own Zhiwu Chen, who will speak on comparative performance of different civilizations in the 2000-year history of the Maritime Silk Road. The Series is co-organized by the Asia Global Institute and Faculty of Business an...
Quantitative History Webinar Series (AGI & FBE)
Asia Global Institute
Uploaded on 2020-05-27 09:31:29
The conventional theory about the origin of the state is that the adoption of farming led to an increase in productivity, which led to food surplus. Food surplus is held to be a prerequisite for the emergence of hierarchical societies and eventually states. In this Quantitative History Webinar, Luig...
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