Rising China and Global Justice – October 2011

Join us on Tues 25 Oct when Ian Holliday, professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at the University of Hong Kong delivers a seminar entitled `Rising China and Global Justice`.

Professor Holliday`s research focuses on Burma/Myanmar: issues of political development and reform inside the country, and issues of political engagement confronting actors in the wider world.

His talk on`Rising China and Global Justice` will take place at the Confucius Institute for Scotland on Tuesday 25 Oct 2011 from 6pm-7.30pm following which there will be a short drinks reception.

To reserve a seat please email info@confuciusinstitute.ac.uk or call us on 0131 662 2180.

His most recent publication is Burma Redux: Global Justice and the Quest for Political Reform in Myanmar. His teaching addresses dilemmas of humanitarian intervention in Burma/Myanmar and elsewhere.

Each summer he directs the MOEI programme, which takes students to the Thai-Burma border and other parts of Southeast Asia to deliver intensive English language classes in marginalized and impoverished communities.

He co-edits the journal Contemporary Politics and was a founding co-editor of Party Politics and of the Journal of Asian Public Policy. He currently serves on about a dozen journal editorial boards. He was educated at the University of Cambridge (BA/MA) and the University of Oxford (MPhil/DPhil).

He taught at the University of Manchester in the 1990s and at City University of Hong Kong in the early 2000s. In the late 1990s he was a Fulbright scholar at New York University. From 2006 to 2011, he was Dean of Social Sciences at the University of Hong Kong.

TALK TITLE: Rising China and Global Justice
VENUE: Confucius Institute for Scotland, Abden House, 1 Marchhall Crescent, Edinburgh, EH16 5HP
DATE & TIME: Tuesday 25th October 6pm-7.30pm followed by a short drinks reception.
BOOKING INFO: email to info@confuciusinstitute.ac.uk or phone 0131 662 2180