Prof. Ho-fung Hung on the Political Economy of China and Hong Kong (25-26 September)

September 25-26, 2019

Economic Origins and Geopolitical Limits of China's Belt and Road Initiative

Date
Tuesday, September 25, 2019

Time
4:00 - 5:30pm

Place
SFU Vancouver, 515 West Hastings
Harbour Centre 2270 Sauder Industries Policy Room

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Chinese State Capitalism in Hong Kong

Date
Thursday, September 26, 2019

Time
5:30 - 7:00pm

Place
SFU Vancouver, 515 West Hastings
Harbour Centre 1900, Fletcher Challenge Canada Theatre

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SPEAKER

Ho-fung Hung is the Henry M. and Elizabeth P. Wiesenfeld Professor in Political Economy in the Department of Sociology and in the Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at the Johns Hopkins University. He is the author of the award-winning Protest with Chinese Characteristics (2011) and The China Boom: Why China Will not Rule the World (2016). His articles have appeared in the American Journal of Sociology, the American Sociological Review, Development and Change, Review of International Political Economy, Asian Survey, and elsewhere, and have been translated into nine different languages. His analyses of the Chinese political economy and Hong Kong politics have been featured or cited in The New York Times, The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg News, BBC News, The Guardian, Die Presse (Austria), Folha de S. Paulo (Brazil), The Straits Times (Singapore), The South China Morning Post (Hong Kong), Xinhua Monthly (China), and People‚Äôs Daily (China), among other publications.

SPONSORS

  • David Lam Centre, SFU
  • School for International Studies, SFU
  • Hong Kong Studies Initiative (HKSI), UBC