This report is a review and a consolidation of the proceedings of a conference that took place at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) in September 2007. Entitled "Building South-North Dialogue on Globalization Research," the conference brought together twenty seven participants from various countries in the Global South and the Global North. Behind the conference's objectives was a commitment to reflect upon the state of globalization studies in the world. In particular, participants were interested in exploring the research processes in different parts of the world as they relate to building dialogue about globalization and its effects.

  • Nancy Johnson is academic editor of the Globalization and Autonomy Online Compendium ( and managing editor of the Globalization
    and Autonomy Publication Series