Past Events

Authors Conversation: Ruling by Other Means: State-Mobilized Movements

Date: Tuesday December 8, 2020
Speakers:    Grzegoez Ekiert, Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government;
                    Director of the Minda de Gunzberg Center for European Studies,
                    Harvard University 

                    Elizabeth J. Perry, Henry Rosovsky Professor of Government;
                    Director of the Harvard-Yenching Institute, Harvard University

                    Yan Xiaojun, Associate Professor; Director of the Research Hub
                    on Institutions of China, The University of Hong Kong
Discussant: James Robson, James C. Kralik and Yunli Lou Professor of
                    East Asian Languages and Civilizations;
                    William Fung Director of the Harvard University Asia Center 

Influence Activities and Bureaucratic Performance: Experimental Evidence from China

Date: Tuesday August 27, 2019
Venue: Rm701, 7/F, The Jockey Club Tower, HKU
Speaker: Professor Zhang Qiong
               (School of Public Administration and Policy, Renmin University)

Distinguished Lecture Series – Making Communism Work: Sinicizing a Soviet Practice

Date: Monday June 10, 2019
Venue: Social Sciences Chamber, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus,
            The University of Hong Kong
Speaker: Professor Elizabeth J Perry
               (Director, Harvard-Yenching Institute; Henry Rosovsky Professor
               of Government, Harvard University)

Economic Shocks and Authoritarian Stability:
Russia, Iraq, and China

Date: Thrusday May 30, 2019
Venue: Rm9.66, 9/F, The Jockey Club Tower, HKU
Speaker: Dr. Victor C. Shih
               (Ho Miu Lam Chair Professor in China and Pacific Relations,
               The University of California at San Diego)

Distinguished Lecture Series –
China’s Major-Country Diplomacy in the New Era 

Date: Thrusday April 4, 2019
Venue: Loke Yew Hall, Main Building, HKU
Speaker: Mr Xie Feng
               (Commissioner, Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of
               the People’s Republic of China)

Inaugural Ceremony of Research Hub on Institutions of China and Forum on China in a Global Perspective: A Dialogue

Date: Wednesday February 20, 2019
Venue: Wang Gungwu Lecture Hall, HKU
Speaker: Professor Timothy Colton
               (Morris and Anna Feldberg Professor of Government and Russian Studies,
               Senior Scholars of Harvard Academy, Harvard University)

Distinguished Lecture Series –
From Communism to Authoritarianism via Democracy:
The Puzzle of Political Transformations in East Central Europe

Date: Monday February 18, 2019
Venue: Social Sciences Chamber, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower, HKU
Speaker: Professor Grzegorz Ekiert
                (Laurence A Tisch Professor of Government,
                Director of the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies,
                Harvard University)