LSU E. J. Ourso College to Stream Martin Jacques Presentation Live Today
BATON ROUGE – The Dean’s Seminar Series on Global Research, Education and Practice event featuring noted author Martin Jacques today will be streamed live April 25. Jacques, who penned the global best-seller “When China Rules the World: the Rise of the Middle Kingdom and the End of the Western World,” will speak today from 2 to 4:30 p.m. in 2162 Patrick F. Taylor Hall.
Those who are interested in hearing Jacques speak but are unable to attend in person can access the live stream by going to http://www.ustream.tv/channel/lsubec. Users are advised that if they are directed to Ustream.tv’s main page they must search for LSUBEC to find the proper channel. The stream should work on any computer with Internet access and most smart phones, although there will be a delay when accessing the stream on a smart phone.
Jacques is a visiting senior fellow at the London School of Economics and IDEAs, a center for the study of international affairs, diplomacy and grand strategy. Additionally, he is a visiting professor at Tsinghua University in Beijing, a visiting research fellow at the LSE Asia Research Center and at the Transatlantic Academy in Washington and a columnist for the Guardian and the New Statesman. In 2005, Jacques worked as visiting professor at the International Centre for Chinese Studies at Aichi University in Nagoya, Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto and Renmin University in Beijing.
Jacques’ book “When China Rules the World” was first published in 2009 and has since been translated into 11 languages. The book has been shortlisted for two major literary awards, and a second edition that is greatly expanded and updated was published in March 2012.
The Dean’s Seminar Series on Global Research, Education and Practice exists to promote the E. J. Ourso College of Business’s globalization efforts and provide an opportunity for faculty, staff and students to learn from scholars representing emerging countries.