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.
Public Talk and Panel Discussion about Creative Labor and Economies of Trash by Director Liang Jiuliang on July, 2nd 2017
My friend once said if only Chinese media wasn’t restricted. Then I asked him: ‘let’s say we were free of control now and you were the big boss of the New York Times, which one would you choose, money or truth?’ He was shocked and said the answer would still be money.”
Marcos Troyjo, director of BRICLab and adjunct professor at Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs, spoke at Columbia Global Centers | Beijing on September 8th, examining the trajectory of globalization over the past 25 years and what the world might look like in 2030.