Monday, April 7, 2003
Community Time: 11 am – 12:15 pm
Vets Hall, Ellison Campus Center
Writing Contest Awards will be given
Theme: China in Transition
Salem State Faculty and Student Panel
Village Elections and Fighting Corruption in China
Richard Levy, Chairman, Political Science
In the past ten-plus years, China has begun initiating village-level elections, including an anti-corruption element, throughout the country. The various practices and forms of both the elections and their anti-corruption elements reflect the many contradictions in China today as well as the differences between elections and democracy.
An Overview of China's Social and Economic Reform
Li Li, Professor, History
He will give a short overview of China's economic reform.
Two of Professor Li’s students, Christine Wong and Katsumi Take will talk about the changes that have taken place in Hong Kong and Shanghai and share their own experience.
Co-sponsored by the ASA (Asian Student Association)
Refreshments will be available