Current and Upcoming

Chinese Civil Society in the Times of Covid-19

October 9, 2020
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Online Event

Please join us for a panel discussion with:

Diana Fu, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Toronto Shen Tingting, RNW media (formerly Asia Catalyst)

Jing Wang, Professor of Comparative Media Studies, MIT

Moderated by: Nick Bartlett, Assistant Professor, Asian and Middle Eastern Cultures, Barnard College, Columbia University

This panel, part of the WEAI in a COVID-19 remote lecture series, features brief presentations and discussion by scholars and practitioners who have studied and participated in Chinese civil society activities. Our conversation will include discussion of changes to the role of and spaces for non-government actors in the Hu and Xi eras, as well as recent developments in light of the COVID pandemic and rise of Hong Kong and Black Lives Matter and protests.

The event will be streamed live on WEAI's YouTube channel.

This event is organized by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute at Columbia University.

Contact Information

Athina Fontenot