3:00 pm. Opening remarks
Dr Àngels Pelegrín, tenured professor of Economics, University of Barcelona, and Co-Director, Confucius Institute of Barcelona
Dr Helena Torroja, professor of International Public Law, University of Barcelona, and Academic Director, CEI International Affairs
Mr Chang Shiru, Co-Director, Confucius Institute of Barcelona
H.E. Mr Fernando Perpiñá-Robert, Ambassador of Spain, on behalf of CEI International Affairs
Mr Qu Shengwu, Consul General of China in Barcelona

3:15 pm – 3:45 pm. INAUGURAL TALK: China in the International Context: Historical and Current Perspective 
H.E. Mr Eugeni Bregolat, Ambassador of Spain and Ambassador to China for 12 years 
Introduced by: Ambassador Fernando Perpiñá-Robert

3:45 pm – 5:00 pm. First panel: China in Search of Global Economic Leadership

‘Macroeconomic Analysis of China’s Current Status and Its Presence Abroad’
Mr Luis Torras, senior faculty member, Chair on China, and advisor, Dialogue with China project

‘Chinese Companies and their Foreign Presence’
Dr Jacinto Soler, founding partner, Emergia Partners

Moderated by: Dr Joan Tugores, full professor of Economics, University of Barcelona

Coffee Break

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm. Second panel: ‘China: In Search of Global Political Leadership’

‘China’s Progress towards Global Leadership’
H.E. Mr Manuel Montobbio, Ambassador of Spain

‘China in International Relations’
Dr Caterina Garcia, full professor of International Relations, Pompeu Fabra Universty

‘Towards Which Political Model? China’s Socialist Capitalism’
Dr Jaume Giné, lecturer in the Department of Public Law, ESADE

Moderated by: Ms Rosa Maria Calaf, journalist

7:00 pm - 7:05 pm. Closing remarks

Mr Amadeu Jensana, Director of Economics and Coopertion Programmes, Casa Asia


General information:

Place: Palau Macaya, Passeig Sant Joan, 108, 08037 Barcelona

Date: 27 March 2014

Time: 3:00 pm – 7:05 pm

Aimed at: Open to the public

Price: Free admission


Tel.: 93 205 45 16

Email: info@ceibcn.com



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