China’s Emerging Neo-Statism and its Impact on the Global Political Economy | Young China Watchers, SH

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by Project Pengyou on August 20th, 2015   357 views

When and Where

  • 20/08/2015
    7:15 pm - 8:30 pm

  • Wooden Box Cafe
    9 Qinghai Rd, Jing'an,
    Shanghai
    China
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China's Emerging Neo-Statism and its Impact on the Global Political Economy | Young China Watchers, SH

Event Details

Through a case study of China’s high speed rail system, tonight’s talk will discuss an emerging “neo-statist” development model to which insufficient attention has been paid thus far. Political elites in China have since 2000 adhered to this performance-oriented development model, and “secondary innovation” in the Chinese economy has been a feature of emerging neo-statism.

China’s Emerging Neo-Statism and its Impact on the Global Political Economy

with Zhang Junhua, Professor of Political Science, School of International and Public Affairs, Jiaotong University

Thursday August 20th, 2015, 19:15pm-20:30pm
Co-sponsored by The Hopkins China Forum and held at Wooden Box
7:00pm Doors Open and 7:15 Event begins

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Through a case study of China’s high speed rail system, tonight’s talk will discuss an emerging “neo-statist” development model to which insufficient attention has been paid thus far. Political elites in China have since 2000 adhered to this performance-oriented development model, and “secondary innovation” in the Chinese economy has been a feature of emerging neo-statism.

Zhang Junhua is currently Professor of Political Science at the School of International and Public Affairs at Jiaotong University, where is also Director of International Master’s Degree Program and Executive Director of the Centre for Contemporary Sino-Israel Studies. He has also been Senior Visiting Fellow at the University of Sussex and Visiting Professor at Hebrew University. In addition, he is Senior Associate at the European Institute for Asian Studies (EIAS) in Brussels. Apart from his long-term academic career at the Free University Berlin and Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin, he has also been visiting professor at several universities around the world, including the University of Victoria in British Columbia, the University of Moscow, and the Institut Européen des Hautes Etudes Internationales. His research includes Chinese politics, international security, international political economy, and social memory, and his most recent book isParticipatory Budgeting in Asia and Europe (2012). Zhang holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the J.W.Goethe-University in Germany.

Wooden Box 9 Qinghai Lu (just to the South of Nanjing West Road)
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