China Rising: Power vs. Responsibility

27 September 2013
The Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce
Cohosted by: British Council Hong Kong Centeron Environment, Enrgy and Resource Policy, HKUST, Center for Asia Pacific Studies, Lingnan University

The conference, “China Rising: Power vs. Responsibility,” seeks to examine the impacts of a rising China on the international system, great power relations, and global governance. We analyze China’s growing international responsibility. Its roles in global governance will critically shape international relations of the 21st century.

2:15 pm –  2:30 pm Reception

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm  Opening Remarks
Keynote Speech by
Amb. Lv Fengding
Member of the Foreign Policy Advisory Committee, the Chinese Foreign Ministry

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Presentation 1
China’s Power Trajectory: Prospects and Challenges
Shen Dingli
Deputy Dean, School of International Studies, Fudan University

Comments by
Kong Genhong, the International Department of the Communist Party of China
Baohui Zhang, Lingnan University

4:00 pm – 4:15 pm  Coffee Break

5:00 pm – 5:15 pm Presentation 2
Power Contest and China’s Major Power Relations
Shi Yinhong
Professor, Renmin University

Comments by
Sun Jianhang, the Central Party School of the Communist Party of China
David Zweig, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

5:15 pm – 6:00 pm Presentation 3
Global Governance and China’s International Responsibility
Wang Yizhou
Deputy Dean, School of International Studies, Peking University

Comments by
Jean-Pierre Cabestan, Hong Kong Baptist University