PEACE INSTITUTE EVENT
 

 

 

 

 


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 Lis 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