The 2012 Chief Executive Election: A Turning Point in Hong Kong's Democratization?

James T. H. Tang, Dean and Professor of Political Science, School of Social Sciences,Singapore Management University (SMU)

NOTE - Open to Stanford faculty, students, staff, and visiting scholars
RSVP required by 5PM April 4

Speaker Bio:

Professor James T.H. Tang is Dean and Professor of Political Science, School of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University (SMU). He is a specialist in international relations with special reference to China/Hong Kong and the Asia-Pacific region. Prior to joining SMU he was Professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at the University of Hong Kong (HKU). A graduate of HKU, he obtained his M.Phil in International Relations at Cambridge University, and Ph.D. from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Professor Tang began his academic career at the National University of Singapore in 1988 where he had his first full-time academic appointment. He joined HKU in 1991 and served as Head of the Department of Politics and Public Administration (1999-2002), Dean of Social Sciences (2002-2006), and founding director of the Master of International and Public Affairs programme. Professor Tang also held visiting appointments at leading universities in China, the UK, and the US and was a Visiting Fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington D.C. (2005-06). Professor Tang has published extensively in his field and serves on the editorial boards of a number of academic journals including Asian Politics and Policy, Journal of East Asian Studies, Pacific Review, Political Science and International Affairs of the Asia-Pacific. He is currently working on a project about the implications of the rise of China for international relations theory and regional governance in East Asia.

Thursday, April 05, 2012 | 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm
CISAC Central Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Encina Hall

Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL)