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Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies

Civil Society in Taiwan and Hong Kong: Looking back and Reaching out

Conference, June 7–8, 2015

The Nottingham Taiwan Studies Programme & The Department of Chinese Studies, University of Zürich Roundtable on Taiwan and Hong Kong


Prof. Dr. Andrea Riemenschnitter, Prof. Dr. Steve Tsang, Dr. Simona Grano, Dr. Chun-Yi Lee, lic. phil. Brigit Knüsel, Dr. Natalia Lisenkova, M. Phil. Helena Wu


Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies – Chinese Studies, The China Policy Institute, University of Nottingham, and URPP Asia and Europe


University of Zurich, Room SOC 1-106, Rämistrasse 69, 8001 Zürich


The two-days conference will focus on reviewing the progress in the development of civil society in Taiwan and Hong Kong, its achievements and shortfalls, as well as directions for future development, including the prospect of Taiwanese and Hong Kong civil society reaching out to Mainland China. As an interdisciplinary forum it aims at generating robust and wide-ranging discussion among experts and informed individuals.

Weiterführende Informationen

Report in the “Asia & Europe Bulletin” 5/2016

Financial Support

Panel Discussion

As part of the international conference, a panel discussion on “Zivilgesellschaft in Taiwan und Hongkong: Interaktionen mit der Volksrepublik China” will be held on Monday, June 8, 2015, 17:00–18:00.