Past Events
Conference - Twenty Years After: Hong Kong's Changes and Future under China's Rule

Date: 21-22 September 2017

Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University

Organisers: Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University and the French Centre for Research on Contemporary China (CEFC)

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Abstracts of Papers



Roundtable - The 4 September 2016 Legco Election in Hong Kong: Results and Implications

Date: 15 September 2016

Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University

Organiser: Department of Government and International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Hong Kong Baptist University

Annual Conference of the European Union Studies Association Asia-Pacific 30 Years After the Single European Act

Date: 29-30 June 2016

Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University

Organisers: The European Union Studies Association Asia Pacific, Hong Kong Association for European Studies and the Department of Government and International Studies, HKBU

Sponsors: The European Commission, Dept of GIS, Research Committee, School of Communication, Institute of Creativity and the Hung Hiu Shiu Charitable Foundation

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Workshop - China and the South China Sea : U-shaped Line, Maritime Silk Road and Strategic Rivalry with the US

Part of the Seminar Series - China and the China Seas : Chinese Maritime Policy and Geopolitical Situation in the Maritime Spaces of East Asia

Date: 24 February 2016

Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University

Organisers: Department of Government and International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Hong Kong Baptist University ; the French Centre for Research on Comtemporary China (CEFC)

Roundtable - The Domestic and International Consequences of the January 2016 Taiwan Presidential and Legislative Elections

Date: 20 January 2016

Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University

Organiser: Department of Government and International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Hong Kong Baptist University

Roundtable - Umbrella Movement

Date: 19 March 2015

Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University

Organiser: Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University; French Centre for Research on Contemporary China

Conference – Political Reconciliation in Comparative Perspective

Global Social Sciences Conference 2014

Date: 5-6 June 2014

Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University

Organiser: Department of Government and International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Hong Kong Baptist University; European Union Academic Programme Hong Kong

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Conference – Japan's Views of Sino-Japanese Relations

Date: 22 March 2013

Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University

Organiser: Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University; Hong Kong Political Science Association

Conference – The Domestic and International implications of the Chinese Communist Party's 18th Congress

Date: 14 December 2012

Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University

Organiser: Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University; Chinese Council of Advanced Policy Studies, Taiwan; (With the support of Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Beijing)

Agenda

Workshop - Europe-China Relations After the 18th Party Congress

Date: 22 November 2012

Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University

Organiser: Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University; Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) Beijing Office; European Union Academic Programme Hong Kong

Conference - Labor Relations and Governance in the Greater China Region
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Date: 25-26 October 2012

Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University

Organiser: Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University; The Institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences, National Taiwan University; Center for China Studies, National Taiwan University

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Conference - Hong Kong: The Days of '67
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Date: 27 July 2012

Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University

Organiser: Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University

Conference - The Uses of Mao in Contemporary China: The Meaning and Purposes of an Icon

Date: 14-15 June 2012

Venue: City University of Hong Kong (14 June); Hong Kong Baptist University (15 June)

Organiser: Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University; French Centre for Research on Contemporary China

Agenda

Conference - China, Cross-Strait Relations and Regional Security: Development in Taiwan and Changing External Contexts

Date: 24-25 May 2012

Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University

Organiser: Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University; Foreign Policy Research Institute Philadelphia PA USA

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Conference - Regional Security and the development in North-East Asia

Date: 4-5 May 2012

Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University

Organiser: Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University; Hong Kong America Center; German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

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Conference - Europe, Migration and Islam

Date: 18-19 April 2012

Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University

Organiser: Department of Government and International Studies, HKBU

Roundtable - Cultural Diplomacy & Soft Power

Date: 12 April 2012

Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University

Organiser: Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University; L'Alliance française de Hong Kong

Roundtable - Taiwan's 2012 Presidential and Legislative Elections: Impact on Cross-strait relations

Date: 18 January 2012

Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University

Organiser: Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University; MOSS Center for Security Studies, Institute of International Relations, National Chengchi University, Taiwan

Agenda

International Colloquium - The Strategies of Multinational Corporations and Social Regulation: European and Asian Perspectives

Date: 14-15 June 2011

Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University

Organiser: Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University; French Centre for Research on Contemporary China, Hong Kong; Research Centre on Integration & Cooperation in the European Area (ICEE), University Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle

Agenda

International Workshop and Conference - The Rise of China and Its Changing Image in the Global System

Date: 2-5 June 2011

Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University

Organiser: Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University; Konrad Adenauer Stiftung; German Academic Exchange Service; Hong Kong America Center

Conference - Cross-Strait Developments: Issues and Ways Forward

Date: 13 December 2010

Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University

Organiser: Department of Government and International Studies, HKBU; MCSS-Center for Security Studies, Institute of International Relations, NCCU, TW; Hong Kong Political Science Association

Agenda

Conference - Politics in Flux: Challenges and Opportunities in the Asian Century

Date: 26 – 27 August 2010

Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University

Organiser: Hong Kong Political Science Association in partnership with the Dept. of GIS, HKBU

Agenda

Conference - China And The Global Crisis, Two Years On: A Comparison With The European Union

Date: 3-4 June 2010

Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University

Organiser: Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University

Agenda

Workshop - Terrorism and Social Instability: Curative and Preventative Perspectives

Date: 26 April 2010

Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University

Organiser: Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University

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Workshop - State Secession and Separatism in Europe and Asia

Date: 7-8 Dec 2009 (in University of Macau)
Date: 9 Dec 2009 (in Hong Kong Baptist University)

Organiser: Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University and Department of Government and Public Administration, University of Macau

Agenda

Workshop - The Fall of the Iron Curtain: The End of the Cold War in Europe

Date: 24 Sep 2009

Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University

Organiser: Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University


There is no conference / workshop in Academic Year 08 - 09.

Workshop - Taiwan Presidential Election: Turning Point in Taiwan's Politics?

Date: 27 Mar 2008

Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University

Organiser: Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University

Workshop - The 17th Party Congress in China: Leadership Changes and Policy Implications

Date: 26 Oct 2007

Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University

Organiser: Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University


There is no conference / workshop in Academic Year 06 - 07.

Hong Kong Political Science Association Annual Meeting 2006

Date: 20 May 2006

Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University

Organiser: Hong Kong Political Science
Association

Conference - The EU-Asia Relations: Building Multi-Lateralism?

Date: 20-21 May 2005

Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University

Organiser: Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University

Agenda

Constitutionalism Today: China in Comparative Perspectives

Date: 1 April 2005

Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University

Organisers: Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University / Department of Government and Public Administration, The Chinese Law program, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Conference - Patriotism: European and Chinese Perspectives

Date: 6 November 2004

Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University

Organisers: Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University / Goethe Institute Hong Kong / French Centre for Research on Contemporary China (CEFC) / Hong Kong and Macau Association for European Studies (HKMAES)

China, Japan and the Contest for Influence in Africa

GIS Seminar

Date: 6 December 2017

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Seifudein Adem (Visiting Scholar, Department of Government and International Studies, HKBU ; Former Associate Director (2006-2016), Institute of Global Cultural Studies, Binghamton University, New York)

Reunification and Reconciliation : Helmut Kohl and the German Question

Seminar Series - Loved, Loathed and Misunderstood : How Leaders and Their Ideas Shape Europe?

Co-organized by the Department of Government and International Studies, HKBU and Hong Kong Association for European Studies (HKAES)

Date: 29 November 2017

Keynote Speaker: Dr. C. K. Martin Chung (Assistant Professor, Department of Government and International Studies, HKBU)

A Critique of Soft Power: Post-Trump and Post-Brexit

GIS Seminar

Date: 27 November 2017

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Gary D. Ranwnsley (Professor of Public Diplomacy, Department of International Politics, Aberystwyth University, Wales, United Kingdom)

Chiang Kai-shek and Mao Zedong : Who Was the Real Modernizer?

Co-organized by the Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University and Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macau

Date: 9 November 2017

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Alain Roux (Professor Emeritus, Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (INALCO), France)

Catalonia Crisis: What are the Options Now?

Co-organized by the Department of Government and International Studies, HKBU and Hong Kong Association for European Studies (HKAES)

Date: 25 October 2017

Keynote Speakers: Isabel Fueyo Sánchez (Hong Kong Correspondent, EFE News Agency), Dr. Antonio Alcoholado Feltstrom (Professor, Shenzhen College of International Education, Shenzhen Guangdong, China ; Universitat Jaume I, Valencia Area, Spain), Martin Juaristi Garamendi (Assistant Lecturer, School of Modern Languages and Cultures, the University of Hong Kong)

Transformative Leadership : Fifth Republic France from de Gaulle to Macron

Seminar Series - Loved, Loathed and Misunderstood : How Leaders and Their Ideas Shape Europe?

Co-organized by the Department of Government and International Studies, HKBU and Hong Kong Association for European Studies (HKAES)

Date: 27 September 2017

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Roland Vogt (Assistant Professor, Programme Director of the European Studies Programme, the University of Hong Kong)

Decentering European Foreign Policy Analysis - Or How to Analyze EU Foreign Policy from a Non-European and Non-Western Perspective

Co-organized by the Department of Government and International Studies and Hong Kong Association for European Studies (HKAES)

Date: 8 May 2017

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Stephan Keukeleire (Jean Monnet Professor in European Foreign Policy, Institute for International and European Policy, Faculty of Social Science, University of Leuven, Belgium)

The Trump Effect: Right-Wing Populism and Elections in the Netherlands, France and Germany

GIS Seminar

Date: 27 April 2017

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Klaus W. Larres (Richard M. Krasno Distinguished Professor of History and International Affairs, Department of History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA ; Member (Fellow), Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, USA)

Film Title : Friedland

European Studies Film Club

Date: 12 April 2017

Moderator: Dr. Tushar Chaudhuri (Assistant Professor, Course Coordinator for the European Studies Programme (German Stream))

Film Title : As I open My Eyes

European Studies Film Club

Date: 31 March 2017

Moderator: Dr. Emilie Tran (Assistant Professor, Course Coordinator for the European Studies Programme (French Stream))

Myanmar's NLD Capacity Building and its Development in the Post-Aung San Suu Kyi Era

GIS Seminar

Date: 28 March 2017

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Dai YongHong (Director, Center for Myanmar Studies / Institute of South Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China)

Donald Trump : The New U.S. Approach to Europe

GIS Seminar

Date: 27 March 2017

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Pascal Boniface (Professor of International Relations, Institut d'études européennes-Université Paris 8 ; Founding Director L'Institut de relations internationals et stratégiques (IRIS))

Is the West Losing the War against Radical Islam? The Work of French Language Algerian Writer Boualem Sansal

Co-organized by the Department of Government and International Studies and Department of Humanities and Creative Writing, Hong Kong Baptist University

Date: 23 March 2017

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Boualem Sansal (Algerian Writer)

Film Title : Labyrinth of Lies

European Studies Film Club

Date: 22 March 2017

Moderator: Dr. Siegbert Klee (Visiting Scholar, European Studies Programme, HKBU ; Representative of German Academic Exchange Serivce (DAAD))

Film Title : In the Land of the Deaf

European Studies Film Club

Date: 3 March 2017

Moderator: Ms. Céline Dias (Lecturer (French), European Studies Programme, HKBU)

An Assessment of Donald Trump's Foreign Policy and Sino-American Relations

GIS Seminar

Date: 2 March 2017

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Teng Jianqun (Director of Center of Armss Control and Department of American Studies, China Institute of International Studies, Beijing, China)

A Lesson on Life and Peace : The Extraordinary Story of Holocaust Survivor Micha Gelber

Co-organized by the Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University and Hong Kong Holocaust and Tolerance Centre

Date: 19 January 2017

Keynote Speaker: Micha Gelber (Survivor of the Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp, Northern Germany)

The European Union and Israel: Uneasy Neighbours

Co-organized by the Department of Government and International Studies and Hong Kong Association for European Studies

Date: 2 December 2016

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Sharon Prado, Jean Monnet Chair ad personam (Chairperson Department of Politics and Government, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), Beersheba, Israel ; Chair, The National Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence - The Centre for the Study of European Politics and Society (CSEPS) at BGU)

World Values Survey Seminar

GIS Seminar

Date: 14 November 2016

Keynote Speakers: Prof. Christian W. Haerpfer (President, World Values Survey Association ; Founding Director, Eurasia Barometer ; Chair, the Research Committee on Comparative Public Opinion, the International Political Science Association ; Chair Professor of Politics, University of Aberdeen ; Research Professor of Political Science, University of Vienna), Dr. Kseniya Kizilova (Head of Secretariat, World Values Survery Association ; Vice Director, Eurasia Barometer ; Secretary General, the Research Committee on Comparative Public Opinion, the International Political Science Association)

Are Borders the Bulwark of Our Identities, or the Last Bastion of Our Illusions? Transboundary Writing of Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt

Co-organized by the Department of Government and International Studies and Department of Humanities and Creative Writing, Hong Kong Baptist University and Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macau

Date: 8 November 2016

Keynote Speaker: Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt (Dramatist; novelist)

One Belt, One Road Strategy and the Role of China's Local Governments

GIS Seminar

Date: 28 October 2016

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Dominik Mierzejewski (Chair, Centre for Asian Affairs, Department of East Asian Studies, University of Łódź, Poland)

Sino-African Relations: Rhetoric, Opportunities and Growing Challenges

GIS Seminar

Date: 20 October 2016

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Barbara Onnis (Associate Professor of History and Institutions of Asia, Department of Social Sciences and Institutions, University of Cagliari, Italy)

Sugihara: Conspiracy of Kindness

Co-organized by the Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University and Hong Kong Holocaust and Tolerance Centre

Date: 22 September 2016

Keynote Speaker: Nobuki Sugihara (The fourth son of Chiune Sugihara)

New Iran and the International Order

Co-organized by the Department of Government & International Studies and International Office, Hong Kong Baptist University

Date: 10 March 2016

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Mehdi Fakheri (Consul General, Consulate General of the Islamic Republic of Iran)

第三波民主化國家的政體轉型與治理績效 1974-2013

GIS Seminar

Date: 25 February 2016

Keynote Speakers: 包剛升 博士 (中國上海復旦大學國際關係與公共事務學院助理教授)

Developments in the South China Sea: Intensified Strategic Competition over an International Trouble Water

Seminar Series - China and the China Seas : Chinese Maritime Policy and Geopolitical Situation in the Maritime Spaces of East Asia

Joint event held by the Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University and the French Centre for Research on Comtemporary China (CEFC)

Date: 17 February 2016

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Tran Truong Thuy (Executive Director, Foundation for East Sea Studies (FESS) ; Deputy Director and Senior Fellow, Bien Dong Institute, Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam (DAV))

China's Maritime Strategy: Will Beijing Seek to Challenge Western Naval Dominance on the High Seas?

Seminar Series - China and the China Seas : Chinese Maritime Policy and Geopolitical Situation in the Maritime Spaces of East Asia

Joint event held by the Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University and the French Centre for Research on Comtemporary China (CEFC)

Date: 16 December 2015

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Alexandre Sheldon-Duplaix (Researcher at the Defense Historical Service, Vincennes ; Lecturer at the Paris War College and Brest Naval Academy France)

Mechanisms and Models for Joint Resource Development in the South China Sea

Seminar Series - China and the China Seas : Chinese Maritime Policy and Geopolitical Situation in the Maritime Spaces of East Asia

Joint event held by the Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University and the French Centre for Research on Comtemporary China (CEFC)

Date: 4 December 2015

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Gaye Christoffersen (Resident Professor of International Politics, John Hopkins University Nanjing Center)

Sino-Vietnamese Cooperation in the Gulf of Tonkin: Towards a New Chinese Diplomacy in South China Sea?

Seminar Series - China and the China Seas : Chinese Maritime Policy and Geopolitical Situation in the Maritime Spaces of East Asia

Joint event held by the Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University and the French Centre for Research on Comtemporary China (CEFC)

Date: 25 November 2015

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Benoît de Tréglodé (Senior Fellow and Director Asia Programme, Institute for Strategic Research (IRSEM) Paris France)

Turkey and the Syrian Crisis

GIS Seminar

Date: 20 November 2015

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Fevzi Bilgin (President, Rethink Institute, Washington DC USA), Mr. Kerim Balci (Editor-in-Chief, Turkish Review)

全國人大代表中的官員代表分佈:第十二屆全國人大代表全樣本分析

GIS Seminar

Date: 29 October 2015

Keynote Speaker: 何俊志 教授 (中國廣州中山大學政治與公共管理學院)

How Does the Energy Crisis Influence the World Economy and the Geopolitical Ecosystem?

Joint seminar co-organized by the Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University, the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong & Macau and the French Centre for Research on Comtemporary China (CEFC)

Date: 23 October 2015

Keynote Speaker: Jean-Marc Jancovici (École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris (MINES ParisTech))

A Prehistory of Media Convergence: Film in Euro-American Freedom of Information Debates, 1944-1948

Seminar Series - Culture and Politics in European Cinema

Date: 23 October 2015

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Diana Lemberg (Assistant Professor, Department of History, Lingnan University)

Michael Balcon and Twentieth Century British Cinema : Art, Industry and National Culture

Seminar Series - Culture and Politics in European Cinema

Date: 9 October 2015

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Mark Hampton (Associate Professor, Department of History; Director, Centre for Cinema Studies, Lingnan University)

The Post-War Career of the British Documentary Film Movement

Seminar Series - Culture and Politics in European Cinema

Date: 25 September 2015

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Ian Aitken (Academy of Film, Hong Kong Baptist University)

Strategies of China's Maritime Actors in the South China Sea: A Coordinated Plan under the Leadership of the CCP?

Seminar Series - China and the China Seas : Chinese Maritime Policy and Geopolitical Situation in the Maritime Spaces of East Asia

Joint event held by the Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University and the French Centre for Research on Comtemporary China (CEFC)

Date: 19 June 2015

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Shinji Yamaguchi (Research Fellow, National Institute for Defense Studies, Ministry of Defense, Tokyo, Japan)

Beyond the Classical Model of Democracy : A Global Perspective

GIS Seminar

Date: 24 April 2015

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Yves Sintomer (Senior fellow at the Institut Universitaire de France, Professor of Political Science at Paris 8 University)

China-Japan Relations and Crisis Management in the East China Sea

Seminar Series - China and the China Seas : Chinese Maritime Policy and Geopolitical Situation in the Maritime Spaces of East Asia

Joint event held by the Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University and the French Centre for Research on Comtemporary China (CEFC)

Date: 22 April 2015

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Mathieu Duchâtel (Senior Researcher at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute and SIPRI's Representative in Beijing since 2011)

The Society and Politics of Casino Captialism in China's Macao

Organized by the Department of Government and International Studies, HKBU and Advanced Institute for Contemporary China Studies, HKBU

Date: 2 April 2015

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Sonny Lo (Professor and Head, Department of Social Sciences, Hong Kong Institute of Education)

Globalization : Pros and Cons

World Eminent Persons Programme

Organized by the Department of Government and International Studies, HKBU and sponsored by the Lee Hyson Foundation

Date: 5 February 2015

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Fredrick F. Chien 錢復 博士 (Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China ; Former Speaker of the National Assembly ; Former President of the Control Yuan)

Cross-Straits Relations : Problems and Prospects

World Eminent Persons Programme

Organized by the Department of Government and International Studies, HKBU and sponsored by the Lee Hyson Foundation

Date: 3 February 2015

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Fredrick F. Chien 錢復 博士 (Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China ; Former Speaker of the National Assembly ; Former President of the Control Yuan)

Anti-Corruption and Rent Seeking in China

GIS Seminar

Date: 30 January 2015

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Ngo Tak-Wing (Visiting Professor, Department of Government & Public Administration, Chinese University of Hong Kong ; Professor of Political Science, University of Macau ; IIAS Professor of Asian History, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands)

Good Bye Hegemony !

GIS Seminar

Date: 8 January 2015

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Ned Lebow (Professor of International Political Theory, War Studies Department, King's College London; Bye-Fellow of Pembroke College, University of Cambridge ; James O. Freedman Presidential Professor Emeritus of Government at Dartmouth College)

Assessing China-Japan Wars Memorials in China : a Uniform Discourse?

GIS Seminar

Date: 12 December 2014

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jean-Louis Margolin (Senior Lecturer in Modern History & Research Fellow Asia Research Institute (IrASIA/CNRS), Aix-Marseilles University, Provence France)

State Collapse and the Rise of the ISIS in Syria and Iraq

Joint event held by the Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University and Anatolia Cultural and Dialogue Centre

Date: 9 December 2014

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Gökhan Bacik (Professor of International Relations, Vice Rector, Dean, School of Government, Ipek University, Ankara, Turkey)

Economic and Political Consolidation of Former Yugoslav Republics

GIS Seminar

Date: 18 November 2014

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Miro Hacek (Head of Department of Political Science, Vice Dean for International Cooperation and Development, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia)

Human Rights and Human Trafficking : Social Justice Series on Anti-Slavery

GIS Seminar (Joint event with the Hong Kong America Center)

Date: 16,25 October 2014

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Matthew Friedman (International Human Trafficking Expert ; Chief Technical Advisor for the Mekong Club)

Sino-Japanese Relations : Contests Other Than War

GIS Seminar

Date: 11 September 2014

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Ka Po Ng (Professor, University of Niigata Prefecture, Japan)

Path Towards Modernization : Architecture of Paris from 17th to 19th Centuries

Seminar Series - Politics and Culture : European Experiences (Fourth Series)

Date: 30 May 2014

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Anna Kwong (Programme Director, Centre for the Arts; Senior Lecturer, Division of Humanities, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

James Bond : International Relations According to a Fictional Secret Agent

Seminar Series - Politics and Culture : European Experiences (Fourth Series)

Date: 27 April 2014

Keynote Speaker: Yeung Tat Terence (Centre Executive, European Documentation Centre, Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University)

Making Europeans Through Law

Seminar Series - Politics and Culture : European Experiences (Fourth Series)

Date: 11 April 2014

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Nicole Scicluna (Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Collegio Carlo Alberto, University of Turin, Italy)

A European Germany or a German Europe?

Seminar Series - Politics and Culture : European Experiences (Fourth Series)

Date: 4 April 2014

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Stefan Auer (Associate Professor, Acting Director, European Studies Programme, School of Modern Languages and Culture, University of Hong Kong)

Taking Justice Seriously in East Asian Island Disputes

GIS Seminar

Date: 27 February 2014

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Tetsuya Toyoda (Global Studies Programme, Akita International University, Akita City, Japan)

Reconsidering Taiwan: Aborigines, Colonial Rulers and Demoncratization

GIS Seminar

Date: 21 October 2013

Keynote Speaker: Prof. J. Bruce Jacobs (Professor of Asian Languages and Studies, School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia)

The State, Market and Economic Resistance in Contemporary China
(當代中國國家、市場與經濟抗爭)

GIS Seminar

Date: 17 October 2013

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Yue Xie 謝岳 教授 (Professor, School of Political Science & International Relations, Tongji University, Shanghai, China)

France and China: Perspectives in Their Bilateral and Global Relations

World Eminent Persons Programme

Organized by the Department of Government and International Studies, HKBU and sponsored by the Lee Hyson Foundation

Date: 8 October 2013

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Marc H. Menguy (the former Ambassador of the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong)

Hong Kong and China 1960 - 1967: An Encounter with History

World Eminent Persons Programme

Organized by the Department of Government and International Studies, HKBU and sponsored by the Lee Hyson Foundation

Date: 3 October 2013

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Marc H. Menguy (the former Ambassador of the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong)

The China-Africa Connection: From History to Geopolitics

Joint event held by the Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University and the French Centre for Research on Comtemporary China (CEFC)

Date: 24 September 2013

Keynote Speaker: Prof. François-Xavier Fauvelle-Aymar (CNRS, University of Toulouse) / Dr. Roland Marchal (CNRS, Sciences Po Paris) / Prof. Gordon Mathews (Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Can the European Union act as a normative power in its relations with China?

GIS Seminar (Joint event with the European Union Academic Programme Hong Kong)

Date: 12 September 2013

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Lukasz Zamecki (Deputy Director for Scientific Research and International Cooperation, Institute of European Studies, Faculty of Journalism and Political Sciences, University of Warsaw, Poland)

New Threats, Old Challenges: EU - Cyberpower in the Making

Seminar Series - War and Peace in Europe

Date: 7 June 2013

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Krzysztof Sliwinski (Assistant Professor, Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University)

White Lily and Night Witches: Soviet Female Combat Aviators in World War II

Seminar Series - War and Peace in Europe

Date: 24 May 2013

Keynote Speaker: Yeung Tat Terence (Centre Executive, European Documentation Centre, Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University)

Europe's Last War? The Future of European Security after the Intervention in Libya

Seminar Series - War and Peace in Europe

Date: 26 April 2013

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Roland Vogt (Assistant Professor and Programme Director of European Studies, The University of Hong Kong; Deputy Director, European Union Academic Programme)

Federal Governance in a European Multicultural/Multilingual Setting: Belgium and Switzerland as Case Studies

European Studies Programme, GIS Seminar

Date: 18 April 2013

Keynote Speakers: Mrs. Rita Hämmerli-Weschke (Consul General, Consulate General of Switzerland in Hong Kong) / Mr. Evert Maréchal (Consul General, Consulate General of Belgium in Hong Kong)

Pirates Capture German Parliaments

European Studies Programme, GIS Seminar

Date: 21 March 2013

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Enno Lenze (Second Press Officer, German Pirates Party; CEO Berlin Story Publishing House, Germany)

The Future of Sino-U.S. Relations under Obama 2

GIS Seminar

Date: 14 March 2013

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Patrick Mendis (Distinguished Senior Fellow and Affiliate Professor, School of Public Policy, George Mason University, Virginia USA)

Industrial Policies, Technology Acquisition and Emerging Multinationals: the Case of the Chinese and Indian Automotive Industries Compared

Date: 28 February 2013

Keynote Speaker: Professor Giovanni Balcet (Professor of International Economics and International Business, Department of Economics, "Cognetti de Martiis", University of Turin Italy)

Jürgen Habermas: Defender of Enlightenment
(尤爾根•哈伯馬斯:啓蒙的捍衛者)

Seminar Series - Three German Political Thinkers

Date: 30 November 2012

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Wong Kwok Kui (Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities & Creative Writing, Hong Kong Baptist University)

Karl Marx: Formation, Development and Decline of Historical Materialism
(卡爾•馬克思:唯物史觀的構成、發展及其沒落)

Seminar Series - Three German Political Thinkers

Date: 26 October 2012

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Wong Yiu Chung (Professor & Head, Department of Political Science, Lingnan University)

Eastern Europe 1989: Revolution or System Transfer?

GIS Seminar

Date: 24 October 2012

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Aleksandar Pavković (Associate Professor, Department of Politics and International Relations, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia)

Immanuel Kant: Is Resisting Authority Ever Justifiable?
(伊曼努爾•康德:反抗權威的合理依據)

Seminar Series - Three German Political Thinkers

Date: 5 October 2012

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Stephen Palmquist (Professor, Department of Religion & Philosophy, Hong Kong Baptist University)

Why the Rising China has such Dilemma with its Neighbors - From Legal and Diplomatic Perspectives?

GIS Seminar

Date: 4 October 2012

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Wang Li (王黎) (Associate Professor in Diplomatic Affairs, Nankai University, Tianjin China; Visiting Professor in Internation Affairs, University of Saint Joseph, Macau)

Chinese Military Activity in the South China Sea and Regional Responses

Co-presented by GIS and CEFC

Date: 20 April 2012

Keynote Speakers: Mr. Richard A. Bitzinger (Senior Fellow, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Singapore)

The Politics of Faith in Islam: Sectarianism in Pakistan

GIS Seminar

Date: 16 April 2012

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Ahmad Balal (Consul General, Consulate General of Pakistan, Hong Kong)

Chinese and European Relations during the 21st Century: A Report on a Successful Partnership

GIS Seminar

Date: 22 March 2012

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Arnaldo M. A. Gonçalves (PhD in Political Science and International Relations, Catholic University of Portugal; Former Adviser to the Macau Portuguese Administration; Expert to the Portugal-People's Republic of China Joint Liaison Group)

Counterterrorism in the United States - Balancing Security with Perception and Practicality

GIS Seminar

Date: 3 March 2012

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Richard Fallcenrath (Principal, The Chertoff Group, USA; Former Deputy Commissioner for Counterterrorism, New York City Police Department, USA)

My Thoughts on the Future Situation of the Korean Peninsula

World Eminent Persons Programme

Date: 16 February 2012

Keynote Speakers: Ambassador Shin Jung-Seung (辛正承) (Former Korean Ambassador to China; Director, Center for Chinese Studies, Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security, Republic of Korea)

Reminiscences of My Life as Korean Ambassador to China and Personal Views on current Sino-Korean Relations

World Eminent Persons Programme

Date: 14 February 2012

Keynote Speakers: Ambassador Shin Jung-Seung (辛正承) (Former Korean Ambassador to China; Director, Center for Chinese Studies, Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security, Republic of Korea)

The 2012 Elections in Taiwan and What they Mean?

GIS Seminar

Date: 6 February 2012 (in English); 7 February 2012 (in French)

Keynote Speakers: Prof. Wu Chib-Chung 吳志中 (Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Soochow University, Taipei, Taiwan)

The Chinese Mirror Has Two Faces? Explaining China's Deployment to UN Peacekeeping

GIS Seminar

Date: 12 January 2012

Keynote Speakers: Courtney Richardson (Research Fellow, International Security Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University, Cambridge Massachusetts, USA)

Taiwan-Japan Relations with the People's Republic of China

GIS Seminar

Date: 10 January 2012

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Thomas S.Wilkins (Senior Lecturer in International Security, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Sydney, Australia)

Friedich von Hayek: The Constitution of Liberty

Three British Political Thinkers Seminar Series (HKAES & GIS)

Date: 25 November 2011

Keynote Speakers: Prof. Wong Yiu Chung (Head & Professor, Department of Political Science, Lingnan University, Hong Kong)

Right-Wing Extremism in Europe

GIS Seminar

Date: 17 November 2011

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Göran Adamson (Lecturer, Department of Political Science, Gopenhagen University, Denmark; Faculty of Health and Society, Malmö University College, Sweden)

Isaiah Berlin: An Unconventional Liberal

Three British Political Thinkers Seminar Series (HKAES & GIS)

Date: 28 October 2011

Keynote Speakers: Prof. Scott Veitch Paul K.C. Chung (Professor of Jurisprudence, Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong)

The Role of Macau in China's Relations with the Portuguese-Speaking Countries

GIS Seminar (Joint event with the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies (LEWI), HKBU)

Date: 27 October 2011

Keynote Speakers: Prof. Carmen Mendes (Visiting professor, University of Macau; Founder of the consulting company ChinaLink and the Observatory of China in Portugal.)

Shipwrecks with European Bystanders: From Haiti to the 'Apocalypse Africa'

GIS Seminar

Date: 13 October 2011

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Hans Christoph Buch (Novelist, Essayist and Journalist)

China's International Image

GIS Seminar

Date: 4 October 2011

Keynote Speakers: Dr. BO Zhiyu (Senior Research Fellow, East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore)

Threats and Opportunities in the South China Sea

GIS Seminar

Date: 30 September 2011

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Carla Freeman (Associate Director, SAIS China Studies Program, Associate Research of China Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Washington D.C. USA)

John Stuart Mill: Freedom, Individuality and Happiness

Three British Political Thinkers Seminar Series (HKAES & GIS)

Date: 23 September 2011

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Chow Po Chung (Assistant Professor, Department of Government and Public Administration, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Europe's First War: Libya

GIS Seminar

Date: 9 September 2011

Keynote Speakers: Prof. August Pradetto (Department of Political Science, Institute for International Politics, Helmut-Schmidt University; University of the Federal Armed Forces, Hamburg, Germany)

Democratizing Hong Kong: Future Agendas and Our Strategies

Hong Kong Political Science Association Annual General Meeting

Date: 31 May 2011

Keynote Speakers: The Hon. Albert Ho Chun-yan (Legislative Councillor; Chairman, Democratic Party)

The U.S. is back in Asia: U.S. Policy toward Hong Kong and Macau

GIS Seminar

Date: 28 April 2011

Keynote Speakers: Mr. Martin D. Murphy (Chief, Economic/Political Section, U.S. Consulate General, Hong Kong)

The Swedish Local Governance System: A Study on local Embedded Democracy and Financial Independence

GIS Seminar

Date: 15 April 2011

Keynote Speakers: Prof. PARK Sang-Chul (Professor, Graduate School of Knowledge based Technology and Energy, Korea Polytechnic University; Visiting Professor, School of Business, Economics and Law Gothenburg University, Sweden)

Comparative aspects of communism in the 20th century

GIS Seminar

Date: 7 April 2011

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Gerd Koenen (External Senior Fellow, Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies & Part-Time Lecturer, University of Freiburg, Germany)

Social Models Challenged by GLOBALIZATION: can European Union make it?

GIS Seminar

Date: 4 April 2011

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Violaine Delteil (Visiting Scholar, Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University; Associate Professor, Department of European Studies, University of Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle)

Islam, Populism and Democracy in Europe

Seminar Series - Politics and Culture : European Experiences (Third Series)

Date: 25 March 2011

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Roland Vogt (Acting Programme Coordinator, European Studies, University of Hong Kong)

China's Moral Identity in Global Affairs

GIS Seminar

Date: 24 March 2011

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Dominik Mierzejewski (Assistant Professor, Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of International and Political Studies, University of Łódź, Poland)

Dilemmas for Donors and Dictators: Problems of Energy Reform in Central Asia

GIS Seminar

Date: 17 March 2011

Keynote Speakers: Prof. Michael J.G. Cain (Visiting Fulbright Scholar, Department of Government and Public Administration, University of Macau; Professor, Department of Political Science, St. Mary's College of Maryland, USA)

The Transgender Movement in U.S. Education & Its Political Move Forward

GIS Seminar

Date: 10 March 2011

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Richard Greggory Johnson III (Visiting Fulbright Scholar, Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University; Associate Professor, Leadership and Policy Studies, Faculty in M.P.A. Program, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont USA)

Who is Herta Mueller? Exploring the Life and Works of the 2009 Nobel Laureate in Literature

Seminar Series - Politics and Culture : European Experiences (Third Series)

Date: 25 February 2011

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Tushar Chaudhuri (Lecturer of German Studies, Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University)

Non-Violence Amongst THE WILD VIOLENT TRIBES in North-West Pakistan

GIS Seminar

Date: 24 February 2011

Keynote Speakers: Prof. Sye Minha ul Hassan (Scholar against Quaid-i-Azam Chair in Pakistan Studies, Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University; Former Chair, Department of History, University of Peshawar, Pakistan)

The Aesthetics and Politics of French Cinema: The Case of Jean-Luc Godard

Seminar Series - Politics and Culture : European Experiences (Third Series)

Date: 28 January 2011

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Ellen Chow (Lecturer of French Studies)

The European Union and Turkey

GIS Seminar

Date: 27 January 2011

Keynote Speakers: Prof. Machiko Hachiya (Professor, Faculty of Law, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan)

China and Latin America

GIS Seminar

Date: 19 January 2011

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Cynthia Watson (Professor, Department of Security Studies, the National War College, Fort Lesley J. McNair Washington D.C. USA)

Away from Socialism, Towards Chinese Characteristic-Chinese Nationalism in the 21st Century

GIS Seminar

Date: 10 December 2010

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Cheung Chi Kin (Post Doctoral Fellow, International Politics of China, British Inter-University China Centre, Politics Department, University of Manchester, United Kingdom)

Litigation-Related XINFANG and Administrative Litigation in China: An Empirical Study

Elite Visitorship Programme

Date: 03 December 2010

Keynote Speakers: Prof. WANG Qinghua (Associate Professor, Law School of China University of Political Science and Law)

US-China Relations

GIS Seminar

Date: 02 December 2010

Keynote Speakers: Ms. Elizabeth Hague (Political Officer, Consulate General of the United States, Hong Kong and Macau)

Nation as a Political and Cultural Form - Concepts and Perspectives on Nationhood and Democracy

GIS Seminar

Date: 24 November 2010

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Gil Delannoi (Senior Researcher, Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris, Paris, France)

The Secret Destiny of the American Empire VS. the Beijing Consensus

GIS Seminar

Date: 18 November 2010

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Patrick Mendes (Affiliate Professor of Public and International Affairs, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia USA)

Presentation PowerPoint

Anecdotes of Life as a Diplomat

Brilliance of Civilization - Public Lecture

Date: 15 November 2010

Keynote Speakers: Mr. Li Zhaoxing (李肇星)

Pakistan, the Front Line State in the War on Terrorism: Its People and Society

GIS Seminar

Date: 28 October 2010

Keynote Speakers: Prof. Minhaj ul Hassan Syed (Quaid-i-Azam Chair in Pakistan Studies; Chair, Department of History University of Peshawar, Pakistan)

Is China a Threat or Challenge to the United States?

GIS Seminar

Date: 11 June 2010

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Robert Sutter (Visiting Professor of Asian Studies, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, Washington D.C., USA)

Jean-Paul Sartre: The Struggle between the Self and History

Three Comtemporary French Thinkers Seminar Series

Date: 30 April 2010

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Wayne Cristaudo (Director and Programme Coordinator, European Studies; Deputy Head, School of Modern Languages and Cultures, The University of Hong Kong)

Al Jazeera and Satellite Information Technology: Their Impact on the Middle East and Beyond

GIS Seminar

Date: 21 April 2010

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Edmund Ghareeb (Professorial Lecturer School of International Service, American University & George Washington University Washington D.C. USA)

Michel Foucault: The Truth of Madness, the Freedom of Madness

Three Comtemporary French Thinkers Seminar Series

Date: 26 March 2010

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Lau Kwok Ying (Department of Philosophy, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

The European Union, United States and Multilateralism at the United Nations

GIS Seminar

Date: 25 March 2010

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Katie Laatikainen (Fulbright Scholar, University of Macau; Associate Professor, Department of Political Science and Director of International Studies, Aldelphi University, New York, USA)

Yunnan and the Greater Mekong Subregion Programme

GIS Seminar

Date: 15 March 2010

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sébastien Colin (Associate Professor, Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (INALCO), Paris, France; Research Fellow, Centre for Chinese Studies, INALCO)

The Security Implications of the Rise of China

GIS Seminar

Date: 11 March 2010

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Ng Ka Po (Department of International Cultures, Aichi Bunkyo University, Japan)

The European Union Decides: Understanding the EU's Decision-making Process

GIS Seminar

Date: 1 March 2010

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Robert Thomson (Senior Lecturer, Department of Political Science, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland)

Raymond Aron: Le spectateur engagé

Three Comtemporary French Thinkers Seminar Series

Date: 26 February 2010

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Ting Wai (Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University)

Half a Century of Romanian History: From a Stalinist Colony to a National-Socialist Police State

GIS Seminar

Date: 28 January 2010

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Tudor Vladescu (Assistant Professor, The School of Arts, Letters and Sciences University of St. Joseph, Macau)

Rent Seeking and Spatial Politics in China's Development Zones

GIS Seminar

Date: 14 January 2010

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Ngo Tak Wing (Head, IIAS Centre for Regulation and Governance; Extraordinary Professor of Asian History, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands)

Russia and China: A strategic Partnership

GIS Seminar

Date: 30 November 2009

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Alexander Lukin (Director, Centre for East Asian and Shanghai Cooperation Organization Studies, Moscow State Institute of International Studies, University of the Ministry of Foreign Affair of Russia)

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GIS Seminar

Date: 26 November 2009

Keynote Speaker: 徐昕 教授 (西南政法大學教授及博士生導師;司法研究中心主任;學術委員會委員;司法制度學科負責人)

Changing Face of America: Ethnic Diversity in the United States

GIS Seminar

Date: 19 November 2009

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Wai-kit Choi (Assistant Professor of Sociology, California State University, Los Angeles, USA)

The Middle East in the Obama Era: New Opportunities for Comprehensive Peace

GIS Seminar

Date: 16 November 2009

Keynote Speakers: Ambassador Reuven Merhav (Former Director General, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Immigrant Absorption, Israel; Former Consul General of Israel, Hong Kong)

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GIS Seminar

Date: 12 November 2009

Keynote Speaker: 余杰

Introduction to European Union Law

GIS Seminar

Date: 29 October 2009

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Silke Steiner / Dr. Suzan Topal-Gökceli (Department of European, International and Comparative Law, University of Vienna, Austria)

The Transatlantic Alliance in the Post-Cold War Era

GIS Seminar

Date: 27 October 2009

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Lorenzo Cladi (Department of Politics, History and International Relations, Loughborough University, Leicestershire, United Kingdom)

Denmark's Low Carbon Energy Solution to Climate Change Policies, Means and Costs

GIS Seminar

Date: 8 October 2009

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ole Odgaard (Senior Policy Advisor, Ministry of Climate and Energy, Denmark)

The Elusive Axis: Evaluating the EU-China Strategic Partnership

GIS Seminar (Co-Organized by Advanced Institute for Comtemporary China Studies AND Department of Government & International Studies)

Date: 29 September 2009

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Jonathan Holslag (Head of Research at Brussels Institute of Contemporary China Studies (BICCS), Belgium)

When China Rules the World

GIS Seminar (Co-organized by the CEFC, the Department of Government & International Studies of Hong Kong Baptist University and Civic Exchange)

Date: 25 September 2009

Keynote Speaker: Martin Jacques (Former magazine editor and academic)

Niccolo Machiavelli: Modern Political Thinker and Antecedent of Classical Realism

Three European Political Thinkers Seminar Series

Date: 22 May 2009

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Krzysztof Sliwinski (Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University)

Cultural Citizenship : the Chinese Communities in the Netherlands and Europe

GIS Seminar

Date: 07 May 2009

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Leo Douw (Lecturer of Modern Chinese History and Society, VU University Amsterdam (Department of History) & the University of Amsterdam (Department of Sociology and Anthropology))

Reminiscence and Reflections of a Chinese Ambassador in France

World Eminent Persons Programme (Organized by the Department of Government & International Studies, HKBU and sponsored by the Lee Hysan Foundation)

Date: 04 May 2009

Keynote Speaker: Ambassador Wu Jianmin (Former Chinese Ambassador to France and Former President, China Foreign Affairs University)

Hong Kong's Political Future

Hong Kong Political Science Association Annual General Meeting Feature Debate (with the support of the Department of Government & International Studies, HKBU)

Date: 27 April 2009

Keynote Speakers: The Honourable Audrey Eu Yuet-mee SC JP / The Honourable Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee GBS JP

Moderator: Prof. David Zweig (President, Hong Kong Political Science Association Director, Center on China's Transnational Relations, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Jean-Jacques Rousseau: l'Homme Histoire et l'Homme Naturel

Three European Political Thinkers Seminar Series

Date: 23 April 2009

Keynote Speakers: Mrs. Kang Kim Hyewon (School of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Hong Kong)

Urban Planning and Heritage Conservation in Europe: Cultural Tradition and Modernity, Strategies of a German Second Tier City (The case of Oldenburg)

GIS Seminar (European Studies Programme)

Date: 09 April 2009

Keynote Speakers: Prof. Dr. Gerd Schwandner (Mayor of Oldenburg, Germany)

Stable Relations with Neighboring Countries: A Key Aspect of Contemporary Chinese Diplomacy

GIS Seminar

Date: 30 March 2009

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Yang Baoyun (Institute of Afro-Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Peking University, Beijing, China)

Re-reading Karl Polanyi's the Great Transformation in the Context of Financial Tsunami

Three European Political Thinkers Seminar Series

Date: 27 March 2009

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Hui Po Keung (Department of Cultural Studies, Lingnan University)

Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Political Thoughts and Hong Kong

GIS Seminar

Date: 25 March 2009

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Lily Sun (Dr. Sun Yat-sen's grand daughter)

China's World Order: Preventive and Effective Revisionism (followed by a brief presentation on New Internet and Communication Technology for China Studies)

GIS Seminar

Date: 23 March 2009

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Giovanni B. Andornino (Lecturer in International Relations of East Asia, Catholic University of Milan and the University of Turin, Italy)

Geopolitical Aspects of the History of Sino-Japanese Relations

GIS Seminar

Date: 19 March 2009

Keynote Speaker: Dr. István Szerdahelyi (Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary; Visiting Scholar, Department of GIS, HKBU)

The Spirits of Traditional Chinese Law

East-West Talks (joint event held by the Department of Government and International Studies and the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies (LEWI), Hong Kong Baptist University.)

Date: 05 March 2009

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Liu Yigong (Professor and Assistant to Dean, Lanzhou University Law School, Lanzhou, Gansu Province Council Member of China Association for Jurisprudence and China Association for Foreign Legal History)

Taiwan's International Status in the Era of Diplomatic Truce

GIS Seminar

Date: 12 February 2009

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Czeslaw Tubilewicz (Senior Lecturer, School of History and Politics, University of Adelaide, Australia)

Cross-border Crime in Greater China: Taiwan and the Mainland

GIS Seminar

Date: 14 January 2009

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sonny Lo (Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada)

The Changing Political & Governance Architecture in China

GIS Seminar

Date: 09 January 2009

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Hairong Lai (Deputy Director and Senior Fellow, China Center for Comparative Politics and Economics, Central Compilation and Translation Bureau, CCP Central Committee)

Outlook for US Foreign Policy in the Obama Administration

GIS Seminar

Date: 21 November 2008

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Brad Glosserman (Executive Director, Pacific Forum, Center for Strategic & International Studies, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA)

St. Gallen: A Medieval Media Centre - Topicality and Tradition of its Book Culture

Seminar co-organized with Swissnex Singapore and the Consulate General of Switzerland Hong Kong

Date: 18 November 2008

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Dr. Werner Wunderlich (Director, Institute for Media and Communication Management Universität St. Gallen, Switzerland)

Independent Kosovo: A Threat for the Balkan Region?

GIS Seminar

Date: 13 November 2008

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Branislav Radeljic (Goldsmiths College, University of London, England)

The Colours of Europe

Video Show (in conjunction with Alliance Française de Hong Kong)

Date: 06 November 2008

The EU Through the Eyes of Asia - Media, Public and Elite Perceptions in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Singapore and Thailand

Joint public Seminar and book launch with the Asia-Europe Foundation and the Office of the European Commission in Hong Kong and Macao

Date: 15 October 2008

Europe and Russia after the Georgian Crisis

GIS Seminar

Date: 29 September 2008

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Zaki Laïdi (Centre d'études européennes, Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris, France)

US-China-Russia Competition in Central Asia: A New Great Game?

GIS Seminar

Date: 25 September 2008

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Elizabeth Wishnick (Department of Political Science Montclair State University New Jersey, USA)

Identity Construction and Patterns of Consumption in Contemporary China

GIS Seminar

Date: 11 September 2008

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Gilles Guiheux (Department of Oriental Languages and Civilisations, Paris Diderot University, France)

European Responses to the Ageing Population Issue

GIS Seminar

Date: 17 April 2008

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Karl-Ludwig Kreuzer (Professor for Political Science and Adult Education, Georg-Simon-Ohm-Hochschule Nuremberg - University of Applied Science, Germany)

The Middle East and the Lebanon Crisis

Contemporary Middle East Lecture Series

Date: 10 April 2008

Keynote Speakers: Prof. Kamel S. Abu Jaber (Former Minister of Foreign Affair, Former Minister of Economy, Jordan)

European Union: Institutions, Law and Governance

GIS Seminar

Date: 09 April 2008

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Wolfgang Pape (EU Diplomat, Formerly in charge of Asia Strategy)

The Meaning of Underdevelopment: The Case of the Arabs

Contemporary Middle East Lecture Series

Date: 13 March 2008

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Kamel S. Abu Jaber (Former Minister of Foreign Affair, Former Minister of Economy, Jordan)

Post-War Thinking in Japan: A Personal View

World Eminent Persons Programme

Date: 06 March 2008

Keynote Speaker: Ambassador Manabu Yamamoto

Japan-China Relations seen from the Personal Lens of a Career Diplomat

World Eminent Persons Programme

Date: 04 March 2008

Keynote Speaker: Ambassador Manabu Yamamoto

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GIS Seminar

Date: 19 Febrary 2008

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Chih-yu Shih (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)

Stingy Samaritan: Taiwan's Aid Diplomacy during the Chen Shui-bian Era

GIS Seminar

Date: 05 December 2007

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Czeslaw Tubilewicz (Lecturer, School of History and Politics, University of Adelaide, Australia)

European Integration and National Fragmentation: The Balkans

Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome

Date: 01 November 2007

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Dr. Helmut Kramer (Institute of Political Science, University of Vienna, Austria)

Japan, China and ASEAN in East Asian Community Building

GIS Seminar

Date: 22 October 2007

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Kitti Prasirtsuk (Associate Dean for International Affairs, Thammasat University, Thailand)

The China-Japan Equation: Economic Partners, Strategic Rivals

GIS Seminar

Date: 18 October 2007

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Claude Meyer (Associate Professor, Science Po Paris, France)

The German Question in the European Context

Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome

Date: 15 October 2007

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Dr. Helmut Wagner (Otto-Suhr-Institut, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany)

Present Economic Developments in the European Union and in Germany

Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome

Date: 02 October 2007

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Dr. Michael Tolksdorf (Vice President, Berlin School of Economics, Germany)

From Cooperation to Union: Reflections on the Genesis of the common Market

Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome

Date: 21 September 2007

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Murray Forsyth (Professor Emeritus, Leicester University, England)

Jean Monnet and the Art of Integration

Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome

Date: 19 September 2007

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Murray Forsyth (Professor Emeritus, Leicester University, England)

Western-Arab Relations

Public Lecture (Contemporary Middle East Lecture Series)

Date: 14 March 2007

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Kamel S. Abu Jaber (Former Minister of Foreign Affair, Former Minister of Economy, Jordan)

Arab-Israeli Conflict

East-West Talks (Contemporary Middle East Lecture Series) (joint event held by the Department of Government and International Studies and the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies (LEWI), Hong Kong Baptist University.)

Date: 29 March 2007

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Kamel S. Abu Jaber (Former Minister of Foreign Affair, Former Minister of Economy, Jordan)

Iraq and the United States

East-West Talks (Contemporary Middle East Lecture Series) (joint event held by the Department of Government and International Studies and the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies (LEWI), Hong Kong Baptist University.)

Date: 01 March 2007

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Kamel S. Abu Jaber (Former Minister of Foreign Affair, Former Minister of Economy, Jordan)

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China Studies Seminar

Date: 08 February 2007

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Chen Feng (香港浸會大學政治及國際關係學系教授、中國研究課程主任)

Hungary since 1989 - Reform, Democratization and European Union Membership, in the light of the 50th anniversary of the 1956 Revolution and Freedom Fight

East-West Talks (joint event held by the Department of Government and International Studies and the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies (LEWI), Hong Kong Baptist University)

Date: 26 October 2006

Keynote Speaker: Prof. István Szerdahelyi

Knowledge Regions and Innovation in an Era of Globalization: Challenges and Opportunities for Europe and Asia

16th ASEF Lecture Tour, Culture an Civilisations Sialogue

Date: 28 September 2006

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Miguel Santos Neves (Head, Asia Programme Institute of International and Strategic Studies Lisbon, Portugal)

Expatriate Identities, Citizen Security and State Jurisdiction

East-West Talks (joint event held by the Department of Government and International Studies and the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies (LEWI), Hong Kong Baptist University.)

Date: 21 September 2006

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Donald McMillen

Dynamics of Contention: Comparative Perspectives on Europe and China

Europe-China Programme (in conjunction with the Hong Kong and Macau Association for European Studies) (joint event held by the Department of Government and International Studies and the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies (LEWI), Hong Kong Baptist University)

Date: 09 May 2006

Foreign Communities in Hong Kong 1840s - 1950s

East-West Talks (joint event held by the Department of Government and International Studies and the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies (LEWI), Hong Kong Baptist University)

Date: 04 May 2006

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Cindy Yik-yi Chu

Chinese Studies in East-West Encounters: A Love Story for the Jesuits and Others

East-West Talks (joint event held by the Department of Government and International Studies and the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies (LEWI), Hong Kong Baptist University)

Date: 28 April 2006

Keynote Speaker: Eric Sautedé / Yves Camus

The Images of China and Hong Kong in German Television Reporting

Europe-China Programme (in conjunction with the Hong Kong and Macau Association for European Studies) (joint event held by the Department of Government and International Studies and the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies (LEWI), Hong Kong Baptist University)

Date: 11 April 2006

Keynote Speakers: Prof. Dr. Barbara von der Lühe (Technische Universität Berlin, Germany)

Sino-U.S. Relations in 2006 and Neo-realism : A New Framework

GIS Seminar

Date: 30 March 2006

Keynote Speakers: Prof. JIN Canrong (Deputy Dean, School of International Studies Renmin University of China & Visiting Professor, Tsinghua University, Beijing)

Raising the Perfect Child: Parental Value in China and the United States

East-West Talks (joint event held by the Department of Government and International Studies and the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies (LEWI), Hong Kong Baptist University)

Date: 02 March 2006

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Xiao Hong (Department of Sociology, Hong Kong Baptist University)

Freedom, Security and Justice in the European Union after 9/11

Europe-China Programme (in conjunction with the Hong Kong and Macau Association for European Studies) (joint event held by the Department of Government and International Studies and the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies (LEWI), Hong Kong Baptist University)

Date: 13 February 2006

Keynote Speakers: Prof. Dr. B. De Schutter (President of the Institute for European Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium)

Religion, Social Movements and Power in Post-Mao China

East-West Talks (joint event held by the Department of Government and International Studies and the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies (LEWI), Hong Kong Baptist University)

Date: 26 January 2006

Keynote Speaker: Dr. David PALMER (École Française d'Extrême-Orient (EFEO); Hong Kong EFEO Centre, Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Humanitarian Aid and Politics

Film/ Seminar

Date: 27 October 2005

Keynote Speaker: François BARRAS (Consul-General of Switzerland)

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Ireland's Path to Economic Development

GIS Seminar

Date: 07 October 2005

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Michael WOODS (Chairman, Joint Commitee of Foreign Affairs, Ireland)

Global Entrepreneurship Monitor: Attitudes, Values and Entrepreneurship. First Results of a Comparative Study of Hong Kong and German Students

East-West Talks (joint event held by the Department of Government and International Studies and the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies (LEWI), Hong Kong Baptist University)

Date: 17 September 2004

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Dr. Gerd SCHWANDNER (Professor of International Management and Marketing Strategies, Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, Germany)

Thailand's Diplomacy: The Way Forward, A Personal View

Seminar co-organized with International Office, HKBU

Date: 07 October 2004

Keynote Speaker: Ms. Nipatsorn KAMPA (Consul, Royal Thai Consulate-General, Hong Kong)

PowerPoint

Employment Policy and Unemployed Movements in the European Union

Seminar in conjunction with the Hong Kong and Macau Association for European Studies

Date: 21 October 2004

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Didier CHABANET (Research Fellow, French National Institute for Transport and Safety Research, France)

Understanding the History of European Integration as a Whole: Suggestion for an Analytical Framework

Seminar in conjunction with the Hong Kong and Macau Association for European Studies

Date: 28 October 2004

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Fabrice LARAT (Research Fellow, Centre for European Social Research University of Mannheim, Germany)

Beyond Westphalia and New Security Concepts

East-West Talks (joint event held by the Department of Government and International Studies and the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies (LEWI), Hong Kong Baptist University)

Date: 04 November 2004

Keynote Speaker: Prof. ZHU Mingquan (International Politics Department, Fudan University, Shanghai, Mainland China)

The People vs. the State: Administrative Disputes in China

GIS Seminar

Date: 07 January 2005

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Pierre LANDRY (Department of Political Science, Yale University & Research Fellow, Research Centre for the Study of Contemporary China, Peking University)

China's Compliance Diplomacy in Arms Control and Non-Proliferation

East-West Talks (joint event held by the Department of Government and International Studies and the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies (LEWI), Hong Kong Baptist University)

Date: 03 February 2005

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Gerald CHAN (Visiting Professor, Department of Government and Public Administration, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

The Governance of Metropolitan Areas: From New Urban Management to New Political Steering

GIS Seminar

Date: 28 April 2005

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Taoufik BEN MABROUK (Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Lyon's Institute of Political Studies, France)

Policy Change in Public Sector Reforms in Comparative Perspective: Between Convergence and Divergence

Joint Seminar with City University of Hong Kong

Date: 09 July 2004

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Hellmut WOLLMANN (Humboldt University Berlin, Germany)

Competition Law: A New Framework for Policy Making

East-West Talks (joint event held by the Department of Government and International Studies and the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies (LEWI), Hong Kong Baptist University)

Date: 06 May 2004

Keynote Speaker: Mrs. Marie PICARD (The French State Council, France)

Erosion or Evolution from Below? -- Party Cell in Chinese Urban Community

East-West Talks (joint event held by the Department of Government and International Studies and the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies (LEWI), Hong Kong Baptist University)

Date: 22 April 2004

Keynote Speaker: Dr. PENG Bo (Fudan University, Shanghai, Mainland China)

Sean Connery has Left the Building: The 2004 Presidential Election in Taiwan

East-West Talks (joint event held by the Department of Government and International Studies and the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies (LEWI), Hong Kong Baptist University)

Date: 15 April 2004

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Gary RAWNSLEY (University of Nottingham, U.K.)

Democracy, Asian Values, and Hong Kong

East-West Talks (joint event held by the Department of Government and International Studies and the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies (LEWI), Hong Kong Baptist University)

Date: 25 March 2004

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Bob BEATTY (Washburn University, USA)

The Construction of Political Civilization in China: An Interpretation

East-West Talks (joint event held by the Department of Government and International Studies and the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies (LEWI), Hong Kong Baptist University)

Date: 04 March 2004

Keynote Speaker: Prof. ZHOU Ping (Yunnan University, Yunnan, Mainland China)

Institutional Developments of the European Union: A View from the European Parliament

Seminar

Date: 20 February 2004

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Richard A. BALFE (Member of the European Parliament)

Trends in Central-Local Relations: From the 'Principal-Agent' to the 'Choice' Model

East-West Talks (joint event held by the Department of Government and International Studies and the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies (LEWI), Hong Kong Baptist University)

Date: 16 December 2003

Keynote Speaker: Prof. John LOUGHLIN (Cardiff University, U.K.)

The Situation of Women in War-Torn Aceh

East-West Talks (joint event held by the Department of Government and International Studies and the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies (LEWI), Hong Kong Baptist University)

Date: 04 December 2003

Keynote Speaker: Ms. Suraiya KAMARUZZAMAN (Syiah Kuala University, Aceh, Indonesia)

Recent Developments in Legislation Pertaining to the Rule of Law and Human Rights

East-West Talks (joint event held by the Department of Government and International Studies and the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies (LEWI), Hong Kong Baptist University)

Date: 04 December 2003

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Petra STOCKMANN (Berlin-Based Human Rights Organization Watch Indonesia, Berlin, Germany)

From Prague to Baghdad: Lustration Systems, Their Classifications and Trends

East-West Talks (joint event held by the Department of Government and International Studies and the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies (LEWI), Hong Kong Baptist University)

Date: 13 November 2003

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Roman DAVID (University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa)