The Tourism Confucius Institute at Griffith University held an international symposium on 29 March 2016. The theme of the International Symposium was “Governance in Contemporary China.”

There were eight speakers:

  • Professor Daniel Bell, of Qinghua University, on political meritocracy in contemporary China
  • Professor Barry Sautman, of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, on political developments in Hong Kong
  • Professor Mobo Gao, of Adelaide University, on political ideology in contemporary China
  • Professor Haig Patapan, of Griffith University, on Socrates and political meritocracy
  • Professor Colin Mackerras, of Griffith University, on the contemporary Silk Road concept of Xi Jinping
  • Prof Chi Zhongjun, of China University of Mining and Technology, on governance discourse with Chinese characteristics and
    national governance modernization
  • Adjunct Professor Ron Keith, of Griffith University, on the anti-corruption campaign of Xi Jinping
  • Professor Sue Trevaskes, of the Griffith Criminology Institute, on Rule of Law in the Xi Jinping era

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