Policy Roundtables

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.

Upcoming Policy Roundtables



2024

Thirty Years of the Internet in China: A Retrospective (Part II)

Mar 2, 2024 - Feb 3, 2024 at - Virtual Event

Jointly organized by Center on Digital Culture and Society and Center for the Study of Contemporary China, University of Pennsylvania.

March 2, 8:00-10:15pm ET

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Past Policy Roundtables



2024

Critical Reflections on Thirty Years of the Internet in China

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

Please join the public roundtable to reflect on the 30 years of Internet in China, co-organized by Center on Digital Culture and Society and Center for the Study of Contemporary China. Panelists will discuss three…



2024

Taiwan’s New President and the Future of the Indo-Pacific

Jacques deLisle, Stephen A. Cozen Professor of Law & Professor of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania; Susan Thornton, Senior Fellow, Paul Tsai China Center, Yale Law School; Vincent Wang, Professor of Political Science, Adelphi University; Thomas Shattuck, Senior Program Manager, Perry World House, University of Pennsylvania.
- Perry World House, 3803 Locust Walk

Please join the Center for the Study of Contemporary China in collaboration with Perry World House for this crucial discussion on the future of Taiwan and its foreign relations in the aftermath of the 2024…



2023

Roundtable on Population Aging in China

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

This roundtable will feature a moderated discussion of the implications of population aging for China’s future, from the perspectives of economics, social policy and practice, public health, and sociology. The…



2023

The Future of U.S.-China Relations: Security, Economics, Environment, Society, and More

- World Forum, Perry World House, 3803 Locust Walk

The U.S.-China relationship is multifaceted, singularly important, and recently troubled. The Penn Project on the Future of U.S.-China Relations brings together leading scholars specializing in key areas to examine…



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

(Click here to register for the webinar)

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