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(AGI) Vogel Asia Dialogue – Envisioning The Future of Leadership and Governance

Date: 11/11/2021
Time: 9:00 am - 11:15 am

About the Event

Inspired by Professor Ezra Vogel and the Asia Vision 21 initiative that he conceived, the Vogel Asia Dialogue Series brings together scholars, politicians, policymakers, businesspeople, civil society leaders and other professionals from Asia and the Harvard University community to discuss issues facing the Asian region and their global impact. Through open discussion and knowledge sharing, it aims to build collegial relationships among participants across the Asia Pacific.


As the Asia Pacific region’s role in global politics and economics grows amid contending strategic interests, the direction and quality of leadership and governance will be essential to maximizing opportunities for cooperation and managing the risks of conflict. What should key players and stakeholders prioritize in securing prosperity, sustainability, and peace in the region, particularly in the context of a post-pandemic world where geopolitical and geo-economic stress and competition are heightened?

This inaugural Vogel Asia Dialogue will be hosted by Dr Victor K Fung and Professor James Robson with a keynote speech to be delivered by Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam of Singapore. They will be joined by a group of distinguished scholars and practitioners from Harvard and Asia. Join us online to celebrate the life and work of Professor Ezra Vogel.


Event Schedule:

Nov 11 – 0900 HKT / Nov 10 – 2000 EST I Opening: James Robson

Nov 11 – 0910 HKT /  Nov 10 – 2010 EST I Welcome and keynote speaker introduction: Victor K Fung

Nov 11 – 0915 HKT / Nov 10 – 2015 EST I Keynote speech: Strengthening the Foundations for Collective Prosperity
Speaker: Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Moderator: Victor K Fung

Nov 11 – 0945 HKT / Nov 10 – 2045 EST I Panel discussion: Clay Chandler, Fan Gang, Arunabh Ghosh, Meg Rithmire, and Hitoshi Tanaka

Nov 11 – 1115 HKT / Nov 10 – 2215 EST I Closing: William C Kirby


This event is co-organized by the Harvard University Asia Center and Asia Global Institute.

For details, please see https://www.asiaglobalinstitute.hku.hk/eventdetail/envisioning-future-leadership-and-governance


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