Asian Heritage Month Lecture: "Hong Kong-Life Before and After the Transition (1997-2017)"

steve barclay hong kong economic and trade office new york
Tuesday, April 4, 2017,
11:00 am to 12:15 pm
Campus: 
Dayton
E163 Student Union
Audience: 
Future Students
Current Students
Faculty
Staff
Alumni
The public

On the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong's "handover" to China, Mr. Steve Barclay, Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in New York, will share his insight of Hong Kong's economic, social and political transition from British colonial rule to the People’s Republic of China.

Mr. Barclay has held a wide variety of roles in the Hong Kong government since 1979.  He is responsible for promoting and strengthening the business, trade and cultural ties between Hong Kong and 31 eastern states in the United States.  Prior to his appointment in August 2014, he served as director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Sydney, Australia for four years.  He has served as a District Officer in Hong Kong and also as Hong Kong's economic and commercial representative in Brussels.  Mr. Barclay has twice been responsible for drafting the Chief Executive's Policy Address. 

This event is free and open to the public.  For the full 2017 Asian Heritage Month Calendar of Events, please visit our website at www.wright.edu/ana or stop by the Asian and Native American Center in 154 Millett.

Sponsored by Wright State University’s Asian and Native American Center. Supported by Wright State University's  Political Science Department, Raj Soin College of Business, University Honors Program and the University Center for International Education.

For information, contact
Mia Honaker
Administrative Support Coordinator

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