Monday.COME "Sunflower Movement and Umbrella Movement: The Causality, Interaction, and Comparison of Social Movements in Taiwan and Hong Kong"

Monday.COME "Sunflower Movement and Umbrella Movement: The Causality, Interaction, and Comparison of Social Movements in Taiwan and Hong Kong"

09/2015

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Sunflower Movement and Umbrella Movement: The Causality, Interaction, and Comparison of Social Movements in Taiwan and Hong Kong

In 2014, two large-scale social movements brought prodigious influence to the society of Taiwan and Hong Kong. The repercussions are still strongly felt one year later. There are both similarities and differences between the two movements, a comparative understanding of which will deepen our understanding of the development of the civil society in both places.

Date: September 21, 2015 (Monday)
Time: 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Venue: NAH 313
Speaker: Lin Chi Hua (Part-time Assistant Professor of Soochow University and Senior Researcher of New School for Democracy)
Host: Ivan Choy (Senior Lecturer, Department of Government and Public Administration, the Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Language: Mandarin (English can be used in discussion)
Lunch: HK$10 (The organizers subsidize the remainder. Lunch is provided for REGISTERED participants only)
Registration: http://ebooking.com.cuhk.edu.hk/events/ (A quota of 100 on a first-come-first-served basis. Please register before 12:00 noon, September 18, 2015)

Monday.COME is open to the staff members and students of universities and institutions. It is closed to the press.

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