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Chinese Politics Past and Present
The Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University presents "Chinese Politics Past and Present," a conference about the 18th Party Congress.
CHINESE POLITICS PAST AND PRESENT: THE 18TH PARTY CONGRESS
Friday, November 30
9:30-9:45am Welcome and Introduction
9:45am-12:15pm Governance and the Challenges of Political Reform
David M. Lampton
Discussant: Jean Oi
Chair: Susan Pharr
1:30-3:00pm Foreign Relations and China's Future in Global Politics
Alastair Iain Johnston
Chair: Jorge Dominguez
3:20-4:40pm Economics in Command? The Business of Chinese Politics
Discussant: Dwight Perkins
Saturday, December 1
10:00-11:45am Social Tensions and Leadership Challenges
Discussant: Andrew Walder
Chair: Grzegorz Ekiert
1:00-2:40pm Do Institutions Matter? The Realms of Formal Politics
Discussant: Timothy Colton
3:00-4:40pm Personalities and Palace Politics in and beyond Zhongnanhai
Discussant: Ezra Vogel
4:40pm Reception in the Concourse
Kirk Denton will look at the role of politics—especially political parties—in the establishment, administration, architectural design, and historical narratives of museums in Taiwan.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a discussion with Barry Naughton on his assessment of what he and his colleagues got right and wrong in looking at China’s economy over the past four decades.