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Harvard Conference in the Philippines

This is a reminder for all people who are interested in taking part in the life-changing 5-day HPAIR Asia Conference 2015 in mid-August in Manila. Applications for the conference have to be submitted by the final application deadline, May 31. While the speakers have not yet been officially disclosed on the website, here are ten … Continue reading

HPAIR 2015 Asia Conference in Manila

This year’s HPAIR Asia Conference will be hosted in Manila for the first time in 21 years, and it could never have been more perfect and timely. The Philippines is host to numerous regional headquarters, such as the Asian Development Bank, the Southeast Asian Headquarters of the World Health Organization, and geographically, it serves as … Continue reading

Korea and the World – Podcast

Korea and the World is a podcast focusing on socioeconomic and political issues from the perspective of the Korean Peninsula. Run by three Seoul National University graduate students, of whom I got to know one at the HPAIR Harvard Conference 2014, Korea and the World was founded to provide an avenue for academics, experts and … Continue reading

HPAIR 2015 Harvard Conference

As Harvard’s largest annual student connection in Asia, the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations (HPAIR) creates a forum of exchange and facilitates discussion of the most important economic, political, and social issues relevant to the Asia-Pacific region. Since 1991, the annual HPAIR conferences have brought together students from the world’s foremost universities and … Continue reading

Introducing HPAIR Ambassador ‘Ploy’

It was a cold evening during the HPAIR Conference 2014 at Harvard University. I remember sitting at a table with a bunch of other delegates at Dolphin, a seafood restaurant serving delicious lobsters (not dolphins!), in Boston. We didn’t talk much about the local cuisine, but had funny conversations about the advantages of various European … Continue reading

Some thoughts on networking

Last month Daniela – HPAIR Conference Ambassador Austria – argued that all successful people share similar mindsets and have certain characteristics like discipline, enthusiasm or making sacrifices in common. While all this might hold true, I would like to encourage you to ‘network’ with people that are appealing to you. Appealing doesn’t necessarily mean that … Continue reading

The European Delegation

The European Delegation is a group of young professionals and students who believe in a dialogue between future international leaders. They aim to strengthen Europe’s role as a global player in business, politics, sciences, and civil society. The European Delegation will actively participate in the conference of the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations … Continue reading

Featured on HPAIR Blog

After having been selected as the United Kingdom Conference Ambassador for the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations’ (HPAIR) upcoming Asia Conference in Tokyo, I was asked to tell my story about how I learned about HPAIR on their official website. You can find the article titled ‘Europe meets Asia: The story of an … Continue reading

Insights from the Clinton Global Initiative University

As reported last month, I got to know many inspiring people during the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations conferences. One of them is Kritika from India. Today I am glad that Kritika is sharing her experience with the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation with us.

HPAIR Recap and Tokyo Conference

A lot of people have approached me in the last couple of weeks and asked me about my experience with the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations (HPAIR). I’ve attended two HPAIR conferences so far, in Dubai and Cambridge, MA, USA. Moreover, I had the opportunity to present the multifaceted work of a trading … Continue reading


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