July 11, 2016
6 - 8 p.m. Opening Reception at Estancia La Jolla
July 12, 2016
9 - 9:15 a.m. Opening Remarks
9:15 - 10:30 a.m. Presentations: Policy and Social Change
- "New Directions in China’s Religion Policy"
LIU Jinguang, China State Administration Bureau of Religious Affairs
- "Christianity in the context of Chinese cultural tradition: dilemma or opportunity"
ZHUO Xinping, Institute of World Religion, CASS
- "Catholic Charitable Services in China: Current Situation and Challenges"
John B. ZHANG, Faith Institute for Cultural Studies
10:45 - 11 a.m. Coffee Break
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Presentations: Culture and Localization
- "The Mismatched Stakeholders of Religious Dialogue in China: Religious Group, Culture and Believers"
FAN Lizhu, Fudan University
- "Justification by the Confucian Value of 孝Xiao: A Case of Interaction between Christianity and Chinese Cultural Tradition"
CHEN Na, Fudan University
- "The ‘Plural Tension’ in China’s Religions: A Case Study of a Catholic Church in Rural North China"
Frank LIU, Shanghai Politics and Law University
12:30 - 2 p.m. Lunch
2 - 3:30 p.m. Presentations: Views and Responses
- "Indigenizing Chinese Christianity under President Xi Jinping: A Few Questions"
Carsten VALA, Loyola University at Maryland
- "Understanding Chinese Catholic religious relationships, values and experience in conjunction with overall Chinese principles"
Rob CARBONNEAU, U.S. Catholic China Bureau
- "China's Evolving Relationship with Religion"
Gordon MELTON, Baylor University
- "The Value of Engaging Religious Communities: Pursuing Social Goods"
Amy LILLIS, U.S. Department of State
3:30 - 4 p.m. Coffee Break
4 - 5:30 p.m. Panel Discussion: “Christianity in China: Globalization and Localization”
- Moderator: Richard MADSEN, Fudan-UC Center on Contemporary China
- Panelists: ZHUO Xinping, John ZHANG, Rob CARBONNEAU and Amy LILLIS
- Audience Q&A
5:30 - 6 p.m. Concluding Remarks
6 - 8 p.m. Dinner at James’ Place
July 13, 2016
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Meeting space available in the Dean’s Conference Room, School of Global Policy & Strategy (GPS)