Monday, October 6, 2014

"Asian Studies Forum: Who Speaks For Hong Kong?" at Pitt, October 9.

The Asian Studies Center at the University of Pittsburgh will host "Asian Studies Forum: Who Speaks For Hong Kong?" on October 9. From the Facebook event page:
Please join us for a panel discussion and open forum on the current student protests over elections in Hong Kong. After brief presentations, we hope you will join us and add your views to the discussion.

Presenters:

“Chinese Protest Movements in Historical Perspective” - David Luesink (Department of History)

“Disequilibrium: The institutional failure of “one-country two systems” - Pierre Landry (Department of Political Science)

“Perspectives on Hong Kong” - Nicole Constable (Department of Anthropology), Hei Ting Wong (Graduate Student, Ethnomusicology)
The talk will run from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm in 4130 Posvar Hall (campus map).