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The London Business School speech "Senegalese Music and Brazilian Football" looked at ways new sources of growth could emerge in the new global economy. I believe those themes are of continuing importance as a "political" issue as well as a theme covered in the section entitled "The Future of B-Schools".
The following memos appear in the Global Politics memos section:
September 2, 2008: INFLUENCING RUSSIA AND GEORGIA AFTER ABKHAZIA AND SOUTH OSSETIA Montreal.
March 19, 2007: CANADIAN FOREIGN POLICY STRATEGIES TOWARD SOMALIA: Notes for a Speech at the Centre of Developing Area Studies, McGill University, Montreal.
January 7, 2007: U.S. foreign policy after Baker-Hamilton
November 21, 2006: MULTILATERALISM AND THE MANAGEMENT OF GLOBALIZATION AFTER IRAQ : Investing Petrodollars in Entrepreneurs and Building Social Capital in Fragile Democracies
November 21, 2006: FROM DURAND TO AHTISAARI - THE NEW POLITICAL CARTOGRAPHY: When the Durand Line meets Globalization - Creating Successful States and Building Social Capital in the 21st Century
April 30, 2006: Human Rights Jurisprudence after Darfur : ICANN, Open-Source Transparency and the Role of China in a Global Rule of Law
January 26, 2006: Blogs and Backing Iranian Democracy
December 10, 2005: Federalism and Tamil
Politics: A Canadian Perspective
August 22, 2005 : "Nation-building" or The Expansion of the Rule of Law and the Somali Economic Prosperity Initiative
August 18, 2005: Nation-Building and the Complexities of Creating the Organizational DNA of Democracy - When Should Boundaries be Redrawn if Ever?
July 4, 2005 : Debt-relief and International Capital Markets
June 30, 2005 : Africa after the G8 / Gleneagles
This section looks at the development of entreprenurially-led growth in China, questions of management education of specific relevence to Chinese MBAs and trends in the venture capital market in China as a new generation of Chinese entrepreneurs invent the future of their country.
The China notes section contains:
September 2008: Influencing Chinese Foreign Policy in the next decade rules for engaging the new China as a foundation of Canadian Foreign Policy
November 21, 2006 : A credible engagement of China as a global superpower - Canadian foreign policy after the 2006 APEC
January 16, 2006: Investing in Chinese media: new perspectives and new market demands for media products.
August 22, 2205: Customized curriculum design as it applies to the Chinese market in management education.
July 21, 2005: Chinese foreign policy and oil.
June 21, 2005: Commercializing Chines life sciences.
June 5, 2005: Chaliyuan as a case study in entrepreneurship.
THE NEW SILK is the digital version of a lecture on private equity in China given at the University of Toronto in 2004.