The University of Hong Kong's (HKU) Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences - which includes the Centre of Asian Studies - will bring together modern historians from across the globe at its "Business Documents and Transnational Chinese Business" conference. The event looks into the issues from the late-19th century up to the 1980s that have shaped Chinese business networks and also the impact of Westernisation. June 27 to 28, 9am-6pm. The Reading Room, Room G-4 (Ground Floor), Tang Chi Ngong Building, HKU. Registration on a first-come, first-served basis for the first 60 people until 5pm on 24 June. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org visit bit.ly/l2otN0 for more details.
Emotional moments at BritCham
Don't miss this British Chamber of Commerce (BritCham) interactive talk to brush up on your interpersonal skills. MJ Jennings, a communications expert, will share effective strategies for dealing with emotional situations with staff or colleagues. June 28, 12:30pm-2pm. Conference Room, 6/F, The British Consulate General, 1 Supreme Court, Admiralty. HK$270 for non-members, HK$220 for members. E-mail email@example.com visit bit.ly/jeKs3X.
Australian education expo in HK
Thinking about heading to the sunny climes of Australia to study? Educators from more than 45 institutions from Down Under will be in town to discuss undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at the "IDP Australia Education Expo 2011". July 2 to 3, 1pm-6pm. Hall 5G, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai. Visit bit.ly/l4iBtr or call 2827 6362 for details.