February 16, 2014 11:21 pm

The Academic Week Ahead

Monday – Feb 17

Find out about an EMBA

London Business School is hosting an information session on its EMBA-Global programme. Guests will have the opportunity to hear from current students and alumni before joining a drinks reception.

Tuesday – Feb 18

Analyse the Euro crisis

Ángel Pascual-Ramsay, director of global risks at the Esade Center for Global Economy and Geopolitics is discussing the origins of the European economic crisis. He will pay special attention to the structural reforms that Spain must undertake in order to renew its growth model.

Wednesday – Feb 19

Compare China with the US

James Ohlson, professor at New York University Stern School of Business is running a seminar at City University Cass Business School for finance professionals. Prof Ohlson will compare the profitability of Chinese firms belonging to the Shanghai & Shenzhen 300 index to US Standard & Poor’s 500.

Laugh and be fat

Abigail Williams is speaking in the Engaging with the Humanities series at the University of Oxford Saïd Business School. Having worked on a project to catalogue the contents of popular 18th century poetic anthologies, with names like Laugh and be Fat and The Christmas Box: A Compleat System of Festive Gambols, the professor now aims bring this lost history back to life.

Thursday – Feb 20

Join an international roundtable

Concerned by the current upheaval in the Ukraine, the University of Chicago Booth School of Business is hosting an international roundtable to discuss the country’s future. The debate will focus on the battle between government officials aligned with Russia and the citizens who wish to live under European values.

Friday – Feb 21

Explore responsible business

Iese Business School in Spain is holding its annual Doing Good and Doing Well Conference. Over two days, more than 500 participants will explore responsible business through the theme of Innovate, Impact, and Inspire. On Saturday afternoon, the Impact Investing Competition will take place, featuring MBA students from Berkeley, Wharton, Singapore, LBS, Oxford, and Iese.

Help Africa

Joseph Jimenez, chief executive of Novartis, is speaking in the Global Speaker Series at Stanford Graduate School of Business about innovative healthcare in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Email forthcoming events to charlotte.clarke@ft.com

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