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Hong Kong: What Now? What Next?

The USC U.S.-China Institutes presents a panel discussion to examine the issues driving the protests, the social composition and motivations of the protesters and counter-protesters, and how the various sides are using media to reach local, mainland and international audiences.

When:
September 17, 2019 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Due to limited space, event RSVP is now closed. Video of the event will be available on our website.
 
The panel will examine the issues driving the protests, the social composition and motivations of the protesters and counter-protesters, and how the various sides are using media to reach local, mainland and international audiences.
 
This event is part of Communication 310 course, “Media and Society,” taught by Professor Robert Scheer.
 
Panelists
Robert Chung, Public Opinion Research Institute, Hong Kong
 
 

 

 

Robert Koepp serves as director and the chief economist at the Corporate Network in Hong Kong for The Economist Group, parent company of the weekly publication, The Economist. An active writer, speaker, and commentator, Koepp has authored two full-length books, Betting on China: Chinese Stocks, American Stock Markets, and the Wagers on a New Dynamic in Global Capitalism and Clusters of Creativity: Enduring Lessons on Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Silicon Valley and Europe’s Silicon Fen. He has written about numerous topics, including on disruptive technologies, digital economics, Big Data, China’s sports industry, the Belt-Road Initiative, and the Network’s annual Asia Business Outlook Survey.

Fiona Ng is a Los Angeles-based journalist for KPCC. She is senior producer for the station’s daily public affairs show, Air Talk with Larry Mantle. She’s just back from a reporting trip to Hong Kong. She’s written on Hong Kong and Chinese American issues for a number of different publications.
 

Francis Lee is a professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He received his Ph.D. from Stanford University. 

 

 

 

Samson Yuen is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science at Lingnan University in Hong Kong. He studies comparative politics, focusing on authoritarian and hybrid regimes with specialization in the Greater China region (Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan). His research interests include local governance, civil society, NGOs, contentious politics and identity politics. His works are published or forthcoming in Political Studies, Journal of Contemporary China, China Information, China Perspectives and Twenty-First Century. He also wrote for The Diplomat, Initium Media, Mingpao, The Stand News, Hong Kong Economic Journal, and Hong Kong Economic Journal Monthly. Prior to joining academia, he worked as a management consultant.
 
Moderator
Clayton Dube is the executive director of the USC U.S.-China Institute. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Cost: 
Free, please RSVP.
Phone Number: 
213-821-4382

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