The 10th ISSCO(International Society for the Studies of the Chinese Overseas) International Conference was successfully held in Jinan University, Guangzhou from November 8-12, 2019.The topic of this conference is Global Vision: Overseas Chinese and China, aiming to explore the study of overseas Chinese and the relationship between the overseas Chinese and China in the context of globalization.
This conference was co-organized by the School of International Studies/Academy of Overseas Chinese Studies, Jinan University and China Institute for Overseas Chinese Studies. Nearly 280 scholars, from about 30 countries, like USA, Russia, UK, Germany, France, Canada, Singapore, Japan, Brazil, Vietnam, Malaysia, participated in this conference.
Professor Ling-chi Wang from the University of California, Berkeley, Professor Mette Thunoe from Aarhus University, Professor Suryadinata Leo from the Southeast Asia Institute in Singapore, Professor Kee Pookong from the University of Melbourne, and Professor Li Anshan from Peking University were invited as Keynote speakers and shared their ideas about the relations between China and Chinese Overseas from regional perspective.
At this meeting, Dr. Li Minghuan, a famous scholar in international migration research, also professor of the School of international relations / Academy of Overseas Chinese Studies, Jinan University, was elected as the new president of ISSCO.