June Fourth 25th Anniversary International Conference

 05/30/2014 / 05/31/2014

 All Day
 LT-6, Academic Building 1, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon Tong

Getting to City University: http://www6.cityu.edu.hk/wayfinder/GettingToU/bymtr-kt1.htm

Reservation & Contact: powerfordemocracy@gmail.com

 

Organizers:

City University of Hong Kong (CityU)

Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China (The “Alliance”)

The French Centre for Research on Contemporary China (CEFC)

 

Co-organizing organizations:

Hong Kong Professional Teachers’ Union(PTU)

Power for Democracy (PFD)

 

Convenors :

Jean-Philippe Béja, CEFC   &   Joseph Cheng Yu-shek, City University of Hong Kong

 

Day 1

9:00 Opening Ceremony

Speakers: Cheng Yu-shek (CityU), Hon Lee Cheuk-yan (Hong Kong Alliance), Jean-Philippe Béja (CEFC)

9:15 Session 1:Round Table Discussion: Whiter Democracy in China?

Chair: Cheng Yu-shek (CityU)

Speakers: Perry Link (University of California, Riverside), Feng Chongyi (University of Technology, Sydney), Jean-Philippe Béja (CEFC)

11:00 Tea Break

11:15 Session 2: Human Rights

Chair: Feng Chongyi (University of Technology, Sydney)

Speakers: Joshua Rosenzweig (Chinese University of Hong Kong), Josephine Chiu-Duke (University of British Columbia), Hon Albert HO Chun-yan (Hong Kong Alliance)

13:00 Lunch

14:15 Session 3: “June 4th” and the Development of Civil Society in Hong Kong

Chair: Fung Wai Wah (PTU)

Speakers: Chow Yong Kang (Hong Kong Federation of Students), To Kwan Hang (New School for Democracy), Hung Ching Tin (Centre for Governance and Citizenship), Kuan Hsin Chi (Chinese University of Hong Kong), Tsoi Yiu Cheong (Hong Kong Alliance), Benny Tai Yiu Ting/Chan Kin-man (Occupy Central with Love and Peace), Avery Ng (League of Social Democrats), Wong Chi Fung (Scholarism)

17:00 End

 

Day 2

9:00 Session 4: Politics and Foreign Policy

Chair: Perry Link (University of California, Riverside)

Speakers: Willy Lam (Chinese University of Hong Kong), Jean Pierre Cabestan (Hong Kong Baptist University), Jean-Philippe Béja (CEFC), Michael S. Duke (University of British Columbia), Cheng Yu-shek (CityU), William Case (CityU)

10:45 Tea Break

11:00 Session 5: Values and the Arts

Chair: Jean-Philippe Béja (CEFC)

Speakers: Perry Link (University of California, Riverside), Sebastian Veg (CEFC), Meng Lang (Independent Chinese PEN Center)

13:00 Lunch Break

14:15 Session 6: Labour Movement and Civil Society

Chair: Sebastian Veg (CEFC)

Speakers: Chloé Froissart (CEFC), Cai Chongguo (China Labour Bulletin), Chris Chan (CityU)

15:30 Tea Break

15:45 Session 7: The Development of Civil Society in China

Chair: Hon Albert HO Chun-yan(Hong Kong Alliance)

Speakers: Ching Cheong (Senior Journalist), Teng Biao (China University of Political Science and Law, CUHK), Tseng Chien-yuan (Chung Hua University), Chen Bing-Cong (Participant of Sunflower Movement in Taiwan, Student of Chung Hua University)

18:00 End

 

Audios for the conference are available on the CEFC website. Please click here for more information.

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