27 Apr, 2007 in Asia-Israel connections, China
Prof. Kenneth Lieberthal gave a speech on "the fundamental forces and challenges shaping China

Prof. Kenneth Lieberthal gave a speech on "the fundamental forces and challenges shaping China’s future" at the Hebrew University on Wednesday as part of the opening ceremony for the new Louis Frieberg Center for Asian Studies. Xinhua’s reporter in Israel reports (China Daily, People’s Daily, etc.): The political system of China, which is sufficiently flexible […]

22 Apr, 2007 in Chinese culture, World
Guanxi network connections map

It is widely acknowledged that the Chinese culture has a somewhat different perception of how business is conducted. Guanxi, the Chinese social capital term, is the most widely discussed term to describe the Chinese business world, in both China and Taiwan. It is commonly used to emphasis the difference between Chinese and "western" business culture, and the difficulties […]

14 Apr, 2007 in Rankings

What are the best research institutes in Asia and how do those compare to other universities around the world? Is Asian academic research different than that of the "west"? Where is Asian research going? Being interested in Asian academics this past year, I’ve noticed major differences in the way research is perceived in Asia as […]

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