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II Symposium. Shenzhen and Skolkovo: Contested Innovation in the Global Silicon Valley

Eric Pan, Mary Ann O'Donnell, Olga Aleksakova, Sergei Sitar
Thursday, April 6, 2017
9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Off Campus Location
This symposium will bring together guest speakers from Russia and China, Michigan faculty and graduate students to discuss cross-regional and comparative perspectives on innovation and creativity within the specific contexts of government - industry partnerships, political agendas, and cultural settings of Shenzhen in China and Skolkovo in Russia. This symposium is part of the International Institute's Enterprise Project Fund with the same title, led by Irina Aristarkhova, Silvia Lindtner, and Robert Adams. For more information, write to
Building: Off Campus Location
Location: North Quad Shared Space (9:00am-1:00pm), Digital Fabrication Studio, Art and Architecture Building (2:00-5:00)
Event Type: Conference / Symposium
Tags: Chinese Studies, Enterprise Fund, European, Graduate, International
Source: Happening @ Michigan from International Institute, A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning, School of Information, Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies, Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia, Penny W Stamps School of Art & Design

International Institute Programming

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