Vaccination certificates means that it is more and more likely that we can return to some semblance of normal, and normal for us at the Dunning Centre means that we are hoping to have the 8th Reading IB conference in 2022! Our preferred dates are 7-10 April 2022, so please take note of this! Come and see the new United Kingdom, where (if Boris is right) we will soon begin to enjoy the fruits of Brexit! Details of the conference and the themes will follow, although we are considering a focus (reflecting the pessimistic times that we live in) on 'The dark side(s) of globalization' or even, 'is IB obsolete?'. It has been suggested that the existence of the former automatically disproves the latter, so at least there is a likelihood of having stirring debates, in the Reading tradition! More details soon! Rajneesh Narula, OBE, PhD, FRSA The John H. Dunning Chair in International Business Henley Business School, Reading University Research Director, IBS Area Editor, Journal of International Business Studies http://www.linkedin.com/in/narula1 http://goo.gl/Jk8QCj ____ AIB-L is brought to you by the Academy of International Business. For information: http://aib.msu.edu/community/aib-l.asp To post message: [log in to unmask] For assistance: [log in to unmask] AIB-L is a moderated list.