Umbrella Movement

Video: David Zweig on Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement

February 20, 2015

David Zweig examines the Hong Kong protests and their aftermath.

PRC National People's Congress, Decision on the Selection Process of the Hong Kong Chief Executive, August 31, 2014

August 31, 2014

China's National People's Congress Standing Committee issues it decision regarding the method by which Hong Kong's Chief Executive Officer shall be chosen. This decision triggered the so-called Umbrella Movement demonstrations in Hong Kong that lasted until December 2014.

The Rise of Post-Umbrella Movement Political Forces in the New Era

Colombia University Weatherhead East Asian Institute hosts a discussion with activist Joshua Wong on the political forces that came out of the Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong.

Waves of Protest, Waves of Repression: China and Hong Kong from 1989 to the Era of Xi Jinping

Pomona College hosts a discussion with Wang Chaohua, Nathan Law, and Jeffrey Wasserstrom on the role of protest in the China-Hong Kong relationship.