CSCC Policy Roundtables

CSCC Policy Roundtables

As appropriate, the CSCC hosts roundtables of Penn faculty and invited outside experts to address pressing policy issues that increasingly confront contemporary China or US-China relations.

Past Policy Roundtables



2022

The “Zero COVID” Protests in China

- World Forum, Perry World House, 3803 Locust Walk

China is witnessing the largest-scale public protests targeting the party-state and its policies since the Tiananmen movement of 1989 and related demonstrations around the country. Primarily focused on socially…



2022

Current Issues in Children’s Development, Education, and Welfare in China

Policy Roundtable
- CSCC Conference Room, 133 S. 36th St, Room 418

This roundtable will feature an open discussion of pressing issues facing children in China today in the domains of physical and psychosocial development, education, and welfare.

Chair:



2022

China’s 20th Party Congress: What Did We Learn?

- CSCC Conference Room, 133 S. 36th St, Room 418

Please join us for a CSCC community round table to discuss the CCP’s 20th Party Congress. Several of our colleagues will offer “pump-priming” remarks on implications for the economy (including the state’s role),…



2022

Constitutionalism in Context: The Extreme Cases of China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

David Law, E. James Kelly, Jr., Class of 1965 Research Professor of Law, Professor of Politics, University of Virginia; Albert Hung-yee Chen, Cheng Chan Lan Yue Professor and Chair of Constitutional Law, University of Hong Kong; Cora Chan, Associate Professor of Law, University of Hong Kong
- CSCC Conference Room, 133 S. 36th St, Room 418

China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan are often overlooked in the field of comparative constitutional law, but as the editor and authors behind Constitutionalism in Context show, they belong at the cutting edge of the field…



2021

The World Today presents: Civil Liberties in China: The Uyghur Crisis

- Perry World House World Forum

Uyghurs, a Muslim ethnic minority in China’s Xinjiang region, are facing increasingly severe human rights abuses by President Xi Jinping’s government. They are subjected to intense surveillance, arbitrary…



2021

Higher Education and U.S.-China Relations

- Zoom Webinar

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The downturn in U.S.-China relations has strained once robust educational and research ties.…



2021

Fireside Chat with Ambassador Gary Locke on US-China Relations and Stopping Anti-Asian Racism

- Zoom webinar

Former Ambassador to China, Former Governor of Washington State, Interim President at Bellevue College Gary Locke has been on the forefront of addressing & combating Anti-Asian Racism as US-China relations…



2021

U.S.-China Climate Cooperation: The Path Forward

- Zoom webinar

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The United States and China jointly account for 40 percent of global greenhouse emissions, so avoiding…



2021

The World Today presents: U.S.-China Relations and the Biden Administration

- Virtual Talk

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The Biden administration faces a long list of urgent foreign policy…



2020

National Committee on U.S.-China Relations 2020 “China Town Hall” Webinar

Nov 10, 2020 - Nov 7, 2020 at -

6:00 PM. Penn / Philadelphia Panel:

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