Will the Hai Gui Pai Change China? | Young China Watchers, HK
When and Where
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
6th Floor of Parekh House, 63 Wyndham Street, Central
***RSVP REQUIRED*** Please join us for the next session of Young China Watchers on Wednesday, March 18, featuring an evening with Professor David Zweig. David will be speaking on “Will the ‘Hai Gui Pai’ (Sea Turtles) Change China?” His talk will be followed by a brief Q&A.
David Zweig is Chair Professor, Division of Social Science, and Director, Center on China’s Transnational Relations (www.cctr.ust.hk Fellow at the Asia-Pacific Foundation of Canada; Vice President of the Center on China’s Globalization (CCG) in Beijing; Vice-Dean of the South China Center on China’s Globalization, Guangzhou, and Adjunct Professor, National University of Defense Technology, Changsha, Hunan, China. Previously he was a Non-Resident Fellow for China, Pacific Council on International Policy, Los Angeles, CA. He teaches Chinese Politics and Business in HKUST’s EMBA program and the MBA program at the HKUST’s School of Business Management. He is one of the world’s leading specialists on China’s reverse migration of human talent in China, and has worked closely with China’s Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security in China. He, himself, was an overseas student in China in 1974-76. In June 2012, he presented his views on China’s strategy on reverse migration to Li Yuanchao, then head of the Organization Department of the Chinese Communist Party (now Vice-President). He also specializes in China’s search for resources and his 2005 article, “China’s Global Search for Oil,” was the most downloaded article in Foreign Affairs in 2005. His new book, called “US-China Energy Triangles: Resource diplomacy under hegemony,” will be out from Routledge in July.
Given there is no charge for attendance, we strongly encourage people to eat and drink heartily, as a favor to our kind hosts who have provided us with the private space at Bar Six, located on the 6th Floor of Parekh House, 63 Wyndham Street, Central.