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New Global Order and Local Governance in China

Roundtable Discussion

New Global Order and Local Governance in China

Time: Monday, 12 December 2016
Venue: 18.1.08 (CSS - NIAS Meeting Room)

13:15-13:20 Welcome remarks: Mikkel Vedby Rasmusen and Chunrong Liu

13:20-14:20 New Global Order
Chen Zhimin - The Trump Presidency and New Global Order
Wu Chengqiu - Exploring the Bargain Set between China and the United States

14:20-14:30 Coffee Break

14:30-15:30 Local Politics
Zuo Cai - Judicial Transparency in China: Analysis from Taobao auction data
Fu Songmao - Social Organizations and Local Governance in China

15:30-16:00 Networking with snacks and wine

SIRPA Delegation

Chen Zhimin is Jean Monnet Professor of International Relations and serves as the
Dean of School of International Relations and Public Affairs (SIRPA), Fudan
University. He was a Visiting Fellow at Harvard University from 1996 to 1997, and
previously taught at Queen's University, the University of Durham, and Lund
University. His research interests cover international relations theory, diplomacy,
Chinese foreign policy, and EU studies.

Wu Chengqiu is an Associate Professor at the Department of International Politics, the
School of International Relations and Public Affairs (SIRPA), Fudan University. He
received his Ph.D. in Planning, Governance and Globalization from Virginia
Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) in 2007 and joined the
faculty of SIRPA in the same year. He was an academic visitor at St Antony’s College,
University of Oxford from October 2015 to September 2016. His research interests are
international relations of the Asia-Pacific, mainland China-Taiwan relations, political
economy, and Chinese Politics and foreign policy. He is a co-editor of Chinese Political
Science Review, an English academic journal published by Springer.

Cai Zuo is an assistant professor at the School of International Relations and Public
Affairs, Fudan University. She obtained her Ph.D. in political Science from University
of Wisconsin-Madison. She specializes in comparative political economy, Chinese
politics, and political methodology. Her research interests lie in the areas of
comparative political economy and political institutions in non-democracies and in
emerging economies. Her articles have been published in The China Quarterly,
European Political Science, and The China Review.

Fu Songmao is associate professor of public administration at Fudan. He specializes in
China’s local government, with a special interest in public service reform. He serves as
assistant dean of SIRPA.