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November 10, 2016

President Bollinger and Dean Becker Attending Panel Discussion with CAFA Artists: Challenge of Art Education in the New Age

On November 9, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing, in partnership with Columbia University School of the Arts and the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), host a panel titled “Art, Artists, and Education in Contemporary Societies––China and U.S. Perspectives” successfully. Lee C. Bollinger, President of Columbia University, and Xinping Su, Vice President of CAFA were invited to deliver opening remarks.

November 10, 2015

Center Hosts Public Talk on Xiaomi and the Shift from Products to Services

Nov. 5th 2015, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing hosted a speech by Dr. Clay Shirky, associate professor at NYU Shanghai and author of several books including the newly released Little Rice: Smartphones, Xiaomi, and the Chinese Dream from publisher Columbia Global Report, on the topic of Xiaomi and the shift from products to services. The speech was followed by a discussion facilitated by Kaiser Kuo, Baidu’s Director of International Communications. The event was highly successful and well-attended.

May 17, 2017

Prof. Capon and Prof. Zheng Talked about Marketing

Professor Capon is a world-famous master of marketing and account management. Over the past years, he has cultivated thousands of entrepreneurs and senior managers. This year he will turn 80,” said Professor Zheng. “As Columbia and China are increasingly close, we are more than honored to have Professor Capon today speaking about his experiences in marketing at Columbia Global Centers | Beijing.”

November 06, 2015

China's Design Culture is Kicking off: Expert

Chinese companies like Xiaomi are living proof that "China's design culture is kicking off," American Internet expert Clay Shirky told Xinhua in an exclusive interview.

Founded in 2010 and now the world's third largest smartphone company, Xiaomi shows China's shift from a global manufacturer to a global innovater, Shirky said. 
 

March 22, 2016

South China Morning Post reports on “the Role of the State in Economic Growth Roundtable”

On March 18, 2016, Beijing Center co-hosted a high-level roundtable conference on the Role of the State in Economic Growth, with the Center on Global Economic Governance (CGEG), the Columbia University Initiative for Policy Dialogue and Tsinghua University, at which three Nobel Laureates Joseph E. Stiglitz, Edmund S. Phelps, and A. Michael Spence were invited to give keynote address and participate into discussion.

March 23, 2016

High-level Roundtable Conference on the Role of the State in Economic Growth was held in Beijing

On March 18, 2016, Beijing Center co-hosted a high-level roundtable conference on the Role of the State in Economic Growth, at which three Nobel Laureates Joseph E. Stiglitz, Edmund S. Phelps, and A. Michael Spence were invited to give the keynote address and participate in a discussion. Other participants consist of world-renowned scholars and professionals, including Merit Janow, Jeffrey Sachs, Yingyi Qian, Lan Xue, Martin Feldstein, Kenneth Lieberthal, Peter Jungen, David Li, and Lawrence J. Lau, to name just a few.