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EDUCATION

Leadership at Universities, from the U.K. to Hong Kong

What is leadership? An adage that I like, adapted from one uttered by American politician Bob Ehrlich, is that I don’t know what leadership is,…
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Towards One Global Privacy Law

The move towards one global privacy law is not a matter of “if,” but “when.” Business is increasingly conducted online and over transnational cloud computing…
TRADE

The Palace and the Harbor

Instances of contact between distant societies during the 16th and 17th centuries often form part of the “great narrative” of the “Westernization of the world.”…
INCLUSIVENESS

Making Sense of Global Disorder

The global economy is experiencing the first acceleration in synchronized growth in 10 years; growth is picking up in all the major economies and regions…
ENVIRONMENT

Integrating Science and Social Science in Disaster Management

Typhoon Haiyan killed over 6000 people in the Philippines in 2013. Monsoon floods claimed 1200 lives in Bangladesh, India, and Nepal in 2017, with 40…
GENDER

Masculinity in Radicalization

With the recent collapse of the Islamic State’s headquarters in Raqqa, one is led to wonder: what will happen to those fighters who managed to…
INDUSTRY

Rise of East Asia in the Global Innovation Index

What makes a country innovative? One of the many ways to delve into this question is via the Global Innovation Index (GII) report, which I…
CITIES

Changing the World … in Small and Creative Ways

I was always told to make change, loads of change, as much change as I can muster, and make my mark on the world. Growing…
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Resurrection of the Middle Kingdom

During the 19th Communist Party Congress in Beijing, much of the global attention was focused on changes to the political leadership; even after the event…
GENDER

China’s Forgotten Role in Western Second-Wave Feminism

What do we imagine when we refer to “the global” or “globalization”? As many scholars have pointed out, the Anglo-European experience has often been considered…
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