A Talk on Globalisation and Cultural Change
Beyond Borders invites you to a talk on
Globalisation and Cultural Change
By Prof. Chris Lingle.
The talk would be followed by an open discussion.
Date : Tuesday 11 September 2007
Time : 6.00 p.m. – 7.30 p.m.
Venue : British Council Hall, 49 Alfred House Gardens, Colombo -03
If you’d like to be part of this event please send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, age and contact details and reserve your place.
Registration is FREE.
A short Profile of Prof Chris Lingle: Christopher LINGLE earned a doctorate in economics from the University of Georgia in 1977. Since then, he has been employed at universities in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and USA.
Prof. LINGLE is currently visiting Professor of Economics at Universidad Francisco Marroquín in Guatemala. He is an Adjunct Scholar at the Centre for Independent Studies (Sydney), Senior Fellow for the Centre for Civil Society (New Delhi), and Member of the Academic Advisory Council of the Globalization Institute (London). He operates an independent consultancy that advises clients on economic and political risk in emerging market economies ( www.eConoLytics.com).
Prof. LINGLE’s research interests are in the areas of Political Economy and International Economics. He focuses upon emerging market economies and public policy reform in Europe, East Asia, Latin America and Southern Africa. His work has appeared as chapters in books, the international media, and many leading scholarly journals.
His book on the political economy of Singapore’s development was entitled, Singapore’s Authoritarian Capitalism: Asian Values, Free Market Illusions, and Political Dependency (1996). A Later book anticipated the 1997 turmoil in the East Asian economies (The Rise and Decline of the ‘Asian Century’: False Starts on the Road to the ‘Global Millennium’, May 1997).