Upcoming Events



Negotiating History, Culture, and Institutions in Emerging Markets


Apr 25, 2014

10:00am – 6:00pm
Friday, April 25, 2014
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center – Pavilion Room
1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20004

The GW-CIBER is pleased to co-sponsor the 2014 Emerging Markets Forum organized by the University of Maryland Smith School CIBER. This year, the Forum will feature some of the world’s leading scholars on the subject of how culture, history and institutions shape the business environment. A particular emphasis of the Forum is on the Islamic World. Participants will gain critical insights on doing business in the Middle East and elsewhere in the Islamic World. Discussions are intended to contribute to a more constructive engagement – commercial as well as social – with this quarter of the world’s population. For more information and to register, please visit the Forum website.

Summer 2014 IB Internship Funding - Application Open!


Apr 28, 2014

GW-CIBER is pleased to invite all GWSB undergraduate and graduate students who have, or are seeking to have, an unpaid Summer 2014 internship to apply for funding of up to $2,000. The application, accompanied by a resume and a short letter from the internship supervisor confirming the appointment, should be submitted via email with subject line “IB Internship Application - [Last Name]” to ciber@gwu.edu by April 28, 2014. The applications will be reviewed shortly after this deadline.

For more information on the funding eligibility and requirements, and to access the application, please visit the program webpage.

Teaching Business Japanese in the 21st Century


May 10, 2014

8:30am - 5:00pm
Duquès Hall, Room 453
2201 G Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052

This one-day seminar is part of GW-CIBER’s business language immersion event series. It will provide all participants with an opportunity to learn about methods of teaching Business Japanese, exchange ideas and materials, and observe demonstrations and hear presentations by teachers, students, and representatives of the Japanese business community. The workshop will take place predominantly in Japanese, and will include a visit to Evermay – a historic Georgetown estate owned by a couple of Japanese biotech entrepreneurs. There is no registration fee.

For more information and to register, visit the workshop website.