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China Week at LSE

A series of events focusing on China will be held at LSE from Monday 14 to Friday 18 February as part of the LSE Students' Union Global Week. 

Lectures span a wide range of topics, including economic, political and developmental issues, concerning China and have been organised by the LSESU China Development Society at LSE.

Monday 14 February

  • Negotiating their own place in China's global and state development: the local villagers' story'
    Professor Stephan Feuchtwang, Department of Anthropology, LSE. 
    At: 5pm, D302, Clement House, LSE.

Tuesday 15 February

  • NGO's in China
    Professor Jude Howell, director, Centre for Civil Society, LSE
    At: 11am, Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE
  • Fault Lines in the Chinese Economy and Society
    Dr Athar Hussain, acting director, Asia Research Centre, LSE
    At: 4pm, G108, 20 Kingsway, LSE
  • The Real Estate Market in East Asia
    Bryan Southergill, vice president, Morgan Stanley Investment Banking Division
    At: 7pm, D202, Clement House, LSE

Wednesday 16 February

  • China's Globalisation Challenge
    Professor Peter Nolan, chair, Cambridge University Development Studies Committee, Sinyi Professor of Chinese Management
    At: 1pm, Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE
  • Using Financial Derivatives to Understand Exchange Rate Pegs, Applied to the Chinese Yuan/US Dollar
    Kevin Chang, director, Derivatives Solution, Credit Suisse First Boston
    At: 6pm, S50, St Clement's Building, LSE

Thursday 17 February

  • EU, China and the World Trade Organisation - A Legal Prospective
    Professor Francis Snyder, visiting law professor, LSE; founding editor and editor in chief of the European Law Journal; a member of the Editorial Board of Droit et Société; and a member of the advisory board of the Modern Law Review
    At: 11am, D502, Clement House, LSE
  • EU-China Diplomatic Relations...the road ahead
    Katinka Barycsh, chief economist, Centre for European Reform
    At: 12pm, D502, Clement House, LSE
  • Chinese Science and Technology: what is the true potential?
    Louis Turner, founder, Asia-Pacific Technology Network; lecturer at LSE
    At: 6.30pm, D302, Clement House, LSE

Friday 18 February

  • The Rise to Global Prominence of the Chinese Telecom Industry
    Duncan Clark, founder, BDA China; president, LSE China alumni group
    At: 1pm, G1, 20 Kingsway, LSE
  •  The Developing Differences of Civil Society Organisation Among Three Provinces - Beijing, Zhejiang and Heilongjiang
    Dr Chu Song Yang, visiting fellow, Centre for Civil Society, LSE
    At: 2pm, D302, Clement House, LSE

All these events are free and open to all with no ticket required.


For more information, or to reserve a press seat, please email su.soc.chinadevelopment@lse.ac.uk| 


These events have been organised by the LSE Students' Union| China Development Society. 

11 February 2005