1) In order to comply with GDPR, all the websites, blogs and the ecommerce platform of Global China Institute are moving from a US host to a UK host. The majority of the migration work is expected to be completed by the end of September. However, the work has already affected normal usage of our websites and emails, and we apologise sincerely for any inconvenience caused.
2) At the same time, we are also upgrading our back-end system, which causes replacement of all the links and other issues. The updating is expected to be completed by the end of 2018.
Your patience while these processes take place is much appreciated, and your comments and feedback are welcome. Thank you.
The Global China Dialogue (GCD) is a high-end platform with the key concepts 'transculturality' and social creativity to enhance public understanding of current global affairs and common interests via public dialogue and discussion between Chinese and non-Chinese academics, experts, professionals and practitioners and interested laypeople, from interdisciplinary and comparative perspectives. In addition to universities, research institutions and professional think tanks, the GCD also works closely with Chinese and other governments, international organizations, media and publishing units to track global hot topics over the long term period. It provides a high-end platform for the global public interests of China and Chinese participation in building global society and comprehensive governance of global society. Topics of dialogue will range from China development, education, language and culture to government and politics, economics, migration, the family, climate change, the environment, public health, and human security, and global governance, etc. From 2016 the GCD will work within the framework of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and UNESCO’s mission of defencing peace and the conditions for building sustainable development world through creative intelligence.
Thursday-Saturday, 6-8 December, 2018
Pre-Dialogue Forum: Digital Interconnection and Intelligent Manufacturing
– Social Change and Cultural Transformation in Global Society
14:00-16:50, 6 December 2018, Fyvie Hall, 309 Regent St, the University of Westminster
8:30-17:00, 7th Dec at The Wolfson Auditorium, the British Academy,10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH, UK
GCD V Reception (by invitation only), 18:30-21:30, 7th Dec., Pugin Room, House of Commons, UK Parliament, London SW1A 0AA
Post-Dialogue Forum: Academic Publishing and Knowledge Service
for China and China in Comparative Studies
10:00-16:00, King’s College London
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The proceedings of GCD V will be published in 2019
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Global China Institute, on the one hand, is interested in activities with China in comparative perspective include self-organized activities and other related activities worldwide; on the other hand, it participates in activities of a different nature owing to its academic and social missions. Furthermore, as an academic society Global China Institute also pay attention to social sciences and humanities studies on China. The lists below can take you to related events which located in different parts of our various websites:
General speaking globalization of knowledge covers scientific, technological and cultural knowledge. We use ‘globalization of knowledge’ is in the same way as ‘globalization of sociology’, but much broader ranging from sociology or anthropology to many disciplines of social sciences and humanities, and from China and the Chinese perspective to engage general knowledge globally. Based on our previous work below on knowledge transfer, we extended it to transfer knowledge of Chinese social sciences and humanities into a global society, as a kind of 'global transfer of knowledge', a term borrowed from the project “The Globalization of Knowledge and its Consequences” (2007-), and title of related series of discussions in 2012, by Max Planck Institute for the History of Science. To be process Global China Unit's knowledge transfer or global transfer of knowledge consists of the following three parts:
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