Hauser Center Brown Bag Lunch Series Presents:
March 4, 2009
China’s Civil Society and Political Transformation
Xijin Jia , Visiting Fellow, Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations at Harvard University.
Associate Professor, and Deputy Director of NGO Center at Tsinghua University of China
Wednesday, March 4, 2009, 12:30-1:45 pm Hauser Center Conference Room 5 Bennett Street (Charles Hotel plaza)
Is there an emerging civil society in China? What are the forces and dilemmas for China in moving toward self-government? What roles can we expect for civil society actors in dealing with these forces and dilemmas? Join the discussion with Professor Xijin Jia. Professor Jia is a visiting scholar at the Hauser Center and Associate Professor in Tsinghua University in China. Her research is the area of civil society and governance. She has rich experience both in field research and international comparative studies. Her publications include books about China’s Citizen Participation: Cases and Models; Mind and Order; The Third Reform; etc. This meeting is one of a series on China’s NPOs and civil society organizations that will be carried out over the next several years. L. David Brown, Associate Director for International Programs at the Hauser Center, will moderate the seminar.