Summer Research Forum for Young Scholars:

Frontiers in International Business and Emerging Economies Research

Organized by

Center for International Business Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong


Asia Academy of Management



This Forum aims at facilitating young scholars to develop high quality research in the field of international business studies, with a focus on emerging economies through engaging in intensive dialogue and interactions with experienced and fellow scholars. During this three-day forum, participants will be provided the opportunity to:

·         Examine and appreciate current theories and methodologies in international business studies in the context of emerging economies;

·         Exchange, enhance, and sharpen research ideas; and

·         Establish a network of researchers with similar research interests.


Target participants:

Young scholars who are holding junior faculty positions in research universities, with a keen interest in developing a research career in topics related to international business and emerging economies.  


Date & Venue:

June 17-19, 2013 at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong



The three-day program will feature presentations by world-class researchers on international business theories, research trends, methods, and publishing craft of international business studies, with a focus on BRIC countries.  There will also be a lot of interactions among participants to share their own research papers and/or recent work in small group discussions.  Feedback from senior scholars will be given during the interactions.  Participants are expected to have a commitment to participate in the whole 3-day research forum.



All interested participants are required to send us a short resume with publications list, current research projects, plus sample research papers (already published or in progress).  A 2-3 pages write-up of core research direction and ideas, and purpose of coming, and expectation from the forum are also required.  A recommendation/endorsement letter or email from dean/department heads is needed.

Deadline of Application: April 10, 2013.

Please send materials to Prof. ChungMing Lau (Director of Center for International Business Studies, CUHK) at [log in to unmask]



Registration fees are waived for all selected participants.  Participants, however, need to pay for their own transportation to Hong Kong and local accommodation.

For participants with genuine economic needs, a travel subsidy of up to US$250 may be provided on a competitive basis.


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