Global Challenges Conferences

Every two years, the Center for Global Initiatives hosts a conference on a major issue of global concern to deepen our understanding of the specific challenges in a global world and to explore possible policy solutions. The conferences bring together scholars and practitioners from around the world and Mount Holyoke to analyze global challenges from cross-disciplinary and cross-national perspectives.

The Future of Jobs: The Dual Challenges of Globalization and Robotization
Febr 19 - 20, 2016

Febr 28 - March 1, 2014

Development in Crisis
March 2-3, 2012
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March 5-6, 2010

The Rise of China. Global Challenges & Opportunities.
March 7-8, 2008

Winners and Losers from Offshore Outsourcing
March 3–4, 2006
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