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Summer 2012

  • 23 May 2012: Discussion, ‘China’s leadership transition’
    Chaired by doctoral researcher Jinghan Zeng
    • Recommended reading:
      • Zheng, Y. and Chen, G. (2009) ‘Xi Jinping’s Rise and Political Implications’, China: An International Journal, 7:1, pp. 1-30.
  • 2 May 2012: Discussion, 'The concept of democracy: China's views on democracy'
    Chaired by visiting doctoral researcher Marc Selgas
    • Recommended reading:
      • Wei, Hu (2011) 'Understanding Democracy in China: An Overview', Paper, SJTU School of International and Public Affairs. (Available at