hosted by Dr Surender Munjal, University of Leeds
University of Leeds, Leeds University Business School
The Leeds University Business School is hosting a research symposium on ‘Global Value Chains and the Commonwealth’ on 29 and 30 July 2019. The overarching aim of this symposium is to discuss the impact of Commonwealth countries on re-configuration of Global Value Chains (GVCs) in a post-Brexit scenario.
The symposium is supported by the Academy of International Business (AIB) and the Commonwealth Secretariat. It provides a research agenda to the AIB community, with a special focus on policy related aspects, and forms a network of scholars interested in this contemporary theme.
The symposium will start on Monday, 29 July at 5.00 pm with an inaugural talk by Professor Sarianna Lundan, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of International Business Policy, on ‘Global Governance and Global Value Chains’ and a networking reception at 7.30 pm at the University House, University of Leeds. Tuesday, 30 July, features a key note speech by Lord Howell of Guildford, President of the Royal Commonwealth Society, and three panel discussions.
There is no registration fee for attending the symposium. However, an active membership of the AIB valid on 30th July 2019 is required. Please register before Thursday, 25 July 2019.
Places are limited and will be allocated on first come first serve basis.
For any further enquiry please contact Dr Surender Munjal (S.Munjal@leeds.ac.uk)