15.01.2016

The Governance of China

The New York Review of Books Foundation, The University of Hong Kong
og Stiftelsen Fritt Ord inviterer til en internasjonal Kina-konferanse som vil finne sted fredag 15. og lørdag 16. januar 2016 ved Universitetet i Hong Kong.
 
Med konferansen The Governance of China ønsker vi blant annet å utforske spørsmålene ‘The State and Civil Society: Partnership or Containment?’, ‘The Internet and Social Media: Disputed Territory?’ og ‘Capitalism with a Chinese face?’. Andre teamer som vil bli diskutert er ‘The State at the Center’, ‘Legal and Constitutional Reform’, ‘China and the World’ og ‘China and the Future of Hong Kong’.

Les mer om konfreransen på Universitetet i Hong Kongs nettsider. 

Program | pdf

Welcoming Remarks and Opening
  • Professor Peter Matheison - Vice-Chancellor and President of The University of Hong Kong
  • Georg Fredrik Rieber-Mohn - Chair of the Board of Trustees, Fritt Ord
  • Robert Silvers - Editor of the New York Review of Books

Panel I – The State at the Center
  • Chair: Robert Silvers
  • Professor Andrew Nathan – Columbia University
  • Professor Pan Wei – Peking University
  • Professor Wang Hui – Tsinghua University

Panel II – The State and Civil Society: Partnership or Containment?
  • Chair: Professor Kellee Tsai - University of Hong Kong
  • Professor John P Burns – University of Hong Kong
  • Dr Willy Wo-Lap Lam – The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Jamestown Foundation, Washington, DC
  • Professor Liu Yu – Tsinghua University

Panel III – Legal and Constitutional Reform
  • Professor Jerome Cohen – New York University, School of Law (via Skype)
  • Professor Fu Hualing – University of Hong Kong
  • Professor He Weifang – Peking University
  • Professor Wang Zhenmin – Tsinghua University

Panel IV – The Internet and Social Media: Disputed Territory?
  • Professor Yuen-ying Chan – University of Hong Kong
  • Professor Hu Yong – Peking University
  • Professor Perry Link – University of California, Riverside

Day 2 - Saturday January 16

Panel V – Capitalism with a Chinese face?
  • Chair: Professor Melanie Manion – University of Hong Kong and Duke University
  • Professor Pun Ngai – Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Professor Xiao Geng – University of Hong Kong

Panel VI – China and the World
  • Professor Richard Hu – University of Hong Kong
  • Professor Li Zhaojie – Tsinghua University Mr Orville Schell – The Asia Society, New York 

Panel VII – China and the Future of Hong Kong
  • Professor Joseph Chan, University of Hong Kong
  • Professor Sonny Lo – The Hong Kong Institute of Education
  • Dr Yan Xiaojun – The University of Hong Kong

Tid: 15.-16. januar 2016
Sted: Hall 2, Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre, Centennial Campus, HKU, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong

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