Asian Network for the Study of Local China (ANSLoC)

1th Annual Workshop

Date: May 5-8, 2016

Organized by
Nankai University

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Program for the 11th ANSLoC Workshop in Tianjin

  Venue: Zhou Enlai School of Government, Nankai University

May 5 (Thursday): Overseas Participants Arrive


May 6 (Friday): Workshop Day

 09:40 – Workshop begins

Welcome remarks by Long YANG (Nankai University)

Photo Session


10:00-12:00   Session (I)     Moderated by Tse-kang LENG (Academia Sinica)


Jae  Ho  Chung (Seoul National University),  “Assessing  the  Implementation  of  the  ‘Provinces  Directly  Ruling Counties’ Policy” --- discussed by Phil HSU (National Taiwan University)


Long    Yang,    “Adjustments   of    Vertical    Intergovernmental    Relations   in    Chinas Governance”    ----    discussed by Jae Ho CHUNG


12:00-14:00   Lunch (便当)


14:00-17:20     Session (II)      Moderated by Long YANG


John Donaldson (Singapore Management University), “Shifting Strategies: The Causes and Effects of the Radical Revisioning of Development and Poverty Reduction Strategy in Guizhou Province” ---- discussed by Xufeng ZHU (Tsinghua University)

 15:00-15:20    Coffee Break


Phil Hsu, “State-Labor Relations in Flux: Collective Wage Bargaining in Guangdong since 2010” ---- discussed by Zhihong ZHANG (Nankai University)


Tao Sun (Nankai University), “Case Study of PDCA mode on Performance Evaluation for District Level Government in Tianjin   --- discussed by Xufeng ZHU

 17:20-17:40: concluding remarks by Long YANG and Jae Ho CHUNG


18:00      Dinner (venue to be determined)


May 7 (Saturday): Fieldtrip & Fun

(Founding Members’ breakfast meeting)

Field trip


May 8 (Friday): Overseas participants depart

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