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China’s New Normal: Transitions At Home and Abroad

Monday, March 21, 2016, 9:20 am – 3:30 pm

The School of Public Policy at Central European University

cordially invites you to a one-day conference on

China’s New Normal: Transitions At Home and Abroad

At a time of considerable debate about what Chinese President Xi Jinping, referring to China's next phase of growth, called the "new normal," this event will explore key dimensions of China's multiple transitions. It will examine changing domestic and global economic trends, the nature of China's governance, and the changing Chinese role in global development.

9:20 - 9:30: Introduction and Welcome: John Shattuck, CEU Rector and President

9:30 - 11:00: China's Growth: The Making of an Economic Superpower?
Speaker: Dr. Linda Yueh (University of Oxford)

11:00 - 11:30: Tea and coffee

11:30 - 1:00: China's Domestic Governance
Panelists: Dr. Yiyi Lu (ChangCe Think Tank, Beijing) and Dr. Hongyi Lai (University of Nottingham)

1:00 - 2:00: Lunch break

2:00 - 3:30: China's New Silk Road to Development Cooperation
Speaker: Dr. Jing Gu (CRPD, Insititute of Development Studies)