china’s democratic transformation

100 years of the Chinese Communist Party, 72 years of it in power. Forty­-five years after Mao’s death, China has achieved spectacular economic growth thanks to economic reforms, while the political system has remained unchanged. The democracy movement of June 1989 was stifled, as the memory of it, and Hong Kong is soon fully integrated. What chances does China have in terms of a democratic transformation, who could initiate it?

Panel 1 [2.00―3.15 pm]: Tilman Spengler, Roger Garside, Qin
Liwen, Jeremy Goldkorn [via live stream]

Panel 2 [3.30―5.00 pm]: Daniel Leese, George Magnus [via live
stream], Didi Kirsten Tatlow, Xifan Yang [via live stream]

Event language: English