Phil HSU (Taiwan National University), "The Evolving Institutionalization for
Political Mobility of China's Provincial Leaders, 1993-2008"
Discussant: T.C. LAM (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
LAI Hongyi (University of Nottingham), "Western Development in Sichuan and
Xinjiang: A Comparison"
Discussant: Eric MOBRAND (National University of Singapore)
* Tea/Coffee will be served.
12:45-14:15 – Lunch at True Blue Peranakan Restaurant.
Jae Ho CHUNG (Seoul National University), "Principal, Agent or Representative?
The Central State's Perceptions of the Local"
Discussant: Phil HSU (National Taiwan University)
Session II (14:15-18:00): The Local Perspective
Chair – Jae Ho CHUNG (Seoul National University)
T.C. LAM (Hong Kong Polytechnic University), "Local State and Urbanization
with Chinese Characteristics"
Discussant: Jae Ho CHUNG (Seoul National University)
CHUNG Wai Keung (Singapore Management University), "The Reorganization of
State-Society Relationships in China: The Social Work Profession as "Social
Management Innovation"(shehui guanli chuangxin) in Guangzhou City"
Discussant: YANG Long (Nankai University)
16:15-16:45: Tea Break (SOSS Meeting Room 4.2)
* 16:30 Phil HSU departs for airport - taxi needed
Q. Forrest ZHANG (Singapore Management University), "Restructuring Vegetable
Supply and Marketing in Chinese Cities: The Case of Shanghai"
Discussant: LENG Tse-Kang
Concluding Remarks by John DONALDSON and Jae Ho CHUNG