Non-western Model: Urban and Rural China in Transition

Mar 5, 2021 - Mar 6, 2021 at 8:00pm - 10:30pm | Virtual Event

This two-day event is organized by Urban China Collective at Penn, will focus on China’s opportunities and challenges today from the perspective of urban planning, design, economy, and governance. Please see details below and the attached poster/brochure for further information.

The conference is open to everyone via Zoom and WeChat Livestream. Please register in advance through the link below if you would like to join the Zoom meeting room. Invitations will be sent out 24 hours before the event. Penn students, faculties, and alumni will be prioritized since the limitation of seats. 

Zoom: Please register at https://s.surveyplanet.com/Ti_gE2wzP

Panel 1: Planning and Design 

3/5/2021. 08:00pm – 10:30pm (EST)

  • Zhongjie Lin (moderator)

Associate Professor, Department of City and Regional Planning, University of Pennsylvania

  • Jonathan Barnett

Professor Emeritus of Practice, Department of City and Regional Planning, University of Pennsylvania

  • Tom Leader

Founder and Principal, TLS Landscape Architecture

  • Ming Zhang

Professor, Community & Regional Planning, School of Architecture, University of Texas at Austin


Panel 2: Economy and Governance 

3/6/2021. 08:00pm – 10:30pm (EST)

  • Guobin Yang (moderator)

Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania

  • Ming Lu

Professor, Department of Economics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

  • Li Tian

Professor and Deputy Head, Department of Urban Planning, Tsinghua University

  • Scott Moore

Director of China Programs and Strategic Initiatives, Penn Global