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Role of the Chinese Diaspora

Confucius Institute for Business London public lecture

Date: Wednesday 23 November 2011 
Time: 6.30-8pm
Venue:  Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Speaker: Lord Nat Wei
Chair: Dr Kent Deng

Lord Wei will give a lecture in memory of Lord Michael Chan, the first ever ethnic Chinese member of the House of Lords, who passed away in 2006.

Nat Wei is the youngest and only ethnic Chinese peer in the House of Lords.

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This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For any queries email events@lse.ac.uk or call 020 7955 6043.


A copy of Lord Nat Wei's PowerPoint presentation is available to download. Download: Role of the Chinese Diaspora (pdf - should be viewed in Internet Explorer or Firefox)


A transcript of Lord Nat Wei's speech is available to download. Download: Role of the Chinese Diaspora (pdf - should be viewed in Internet Explorer or Firefox)

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