The first IMF themed “Modernization and Global Change” was held by China Center for Modernization Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, in Beijing in August, 2013. And more than 90 scholars from 14 countries attended the forum.
Over 80 papers were submitted to the forum and the proceedings were published as Global Modernization Review (English) by World Scientific Publishing in UK and Global Modernization Report (Chinese) by Science Press in China.
The first IFM issued Modernization Announcement and which is a milestone on the modernization study in the world.
Web site of first IMF: http://imf2013.las.ac.cn
Global Modernization Review：http://www.worldscientific.com/worldscibooks/10.1142/9221
Global Modernization Report：http://www.amazon.cn/%E5%9B%BE%E4%B9%A6/dp/B00PRCBYXS