Programme and Schedule

16-17 June 2016 (Wednesday to Friday)
Venue: G7619, Academic 1, City University of Hong Kong

Day 1 16th June 2016 (Thursday) Chair: Ting Gong
Session 1
Time Item Discussant
09:30-10:00 Opening
Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
Xiaowei Zang

Intro to the journal (PAD)
Editor-in-chief, Jose Puppim de Oliveira

Overview of PAD Special Issue and publication requirements
Hon Advisory Editor (PAD), Paul Collins

Group Photo
10:00-10:45 I’ll be back: China’s porous cadre system and its punishment-reward asymmetry

Ciqi Mei (Tsinghua University)
Margaret M. Pearson (University of Maryland)
Hon S. Chan (CityU)
Yijia Jing
10:45-11:00 Tea Break
11:00-11:45 How cohesive is the Chinese bureaucracy? A case study of street-level bureaucrats in China
Xiaowei Zang (City University of Hong Kong)
Paul Collins
Ning Leng
11:45-12:30 Environmental conflict resolution in China: Findings from the case of the Liulitun waste incineration plant in Beijing

Yanwei Li (Erasmus University)
Thomas Johnson (City University of Hong Kong)
Wanxin Li (CityU)
Bennis Wai Yip So (National Chengchi University)
Session 2 Chair: Hon S. Chan
14:30-15:15 Stability vs. vitality: governing social service contracts in Shanghai

Yijia Jing (Fudan University)
Hon S. Chan
Wilson Wong
15:15-16:00 Socially embedded anti-corruption governance: evidence from Hong Kong

Ting Gong (City University of Hong Kong)
Hanyu Xiao (City University of Hong Kong)
Wanxin Li
Thomas Johnson
16:00-16:20 Tea Break
16:20-17:05 No room for moderation: The political and bureaucratic logic behind re-nationalization of public transportation in China

Ning Leng (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Ting Gong
Bennis Wai Yip So
17:05-17:50 Can the Brics make a difference to the global governance architecture?
The public policy management and administrative capacity factor

Paul Collins (Hon Advisory Editor, PAD)
Hon S. Chan
Yijia Jing



Day 2 17th June 2016 (Friday) Chair: Paul Collins
Session 3
Time Item Discussant
09:30-10:15 Moving in and moving up?
Labor conditions and China’s changing development model


Yujeong Yang (University of Michigan)
Mary Gallagher(University of Michigan)
Margaret M. Pearson
H. Christoph Steinhardt (CUHK)
10:15-11:00 Diffusion and institutionalization of governance between Hong Kong and China: from “one country, two systems” to “one country, one system”?

Wilson Wong (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Hon S. Chan
Paul Collins
11:00-11:20 Tea Break
11:20-12:00 Publication plan and next steps