|Umbrellas and Sunflowers: Student Movements in Hong Kong and Taiwan - Panel Discussion with Ming Sing, Yun Chung Chen, and Hsin-Hsing Chen|
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Charles E. Young Research Library
Main Conference Room 11360
The three speakers on this panel are all experienced academic-activists with deep knowledge about Hong Kong, Taiwan and the two student movements for democracy that have galvanized international attention. They will provide the broad political economic backgrounds to the rise of these movements and analyze their internal dynamics, strategies and cultures.
Ming SING 成名
Ming SING''''s research interests include comparative study of democracy and democratization, political culture, civil society, quality of life, and Hong Kong politics. Currently, an associate professor at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, he obtained his D.Phil from Oxford University in Sociology and has been the author or editor of four books and over thirty articles.
CHEN Yun Chung 陈允中
Yun-chung CHEN was born in Malaysia. He was trained as a community planner (MPhil in Planning, Taiwan National University; Ph.D. in Urban Planning, UCLA). He is currently an associate professor in Cultural Studies at Lingnan University, Hong Kong. His research focuses on innovation studies and critical urban studies.
Hsin-Hsing CHEN 陈信行
Hsin-Hsing CHEN received his PhD from Department of Science and Technology Studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He teaches development theories and social movement at the Graduate Institute for Social Transformation Studies in Shih-Hsin University , Taiwan. This event is part of the Spotlight Taiwan Project