Chinese Politics and Economics – August 2011

Join us on the afternoon of 11 August for insights into contemporary Chinese politics and economics delivered by leading Chinese intellectuals from Tsinghua University.

The Confucius Institute, working with LSE, is proud to be host this special event which will see four renowned academics from one of Chinese`s leading universities share their insights and answer audience questions.

The programme for this event is shown below.

Registration 1.30-2.00pm
Welcome 2.00-2.10pm

Political Insight Session 2.10-3.30pm
Speaker: Prof. YAN Xuetong:
“The Trend of International Configuration”
Speaker Prof. WANG Tianfu:
“Social Stratification Structure in China: Past and Present”

Tea & Coffee Break 3.30-4pm

Economic Insight Session 4pm-5.20pm
Speaker: Prof LONG Denggao
“Development and Trend: FDI in China”
Speaker: Prof LIU Taoxiong
“China’s Economic Growth: 2011-2020”
Q&A session 5.20-6pm

Drinks Reception 6pm-7pm

Places for this event are limited and seats must be reserved. To book a space please email with the subject title Tsinghua at the Confucius Institute. If you have any questions please call on 0131 662 2180.