Party Time in Beijing: Civic Exchange Hosts Minxin Pei
What will happen at the 17th Community Party Congress? How will the Party continue to lead China? Who will be the new leaders? What will it mean for China's relations with the rest of the world?
Civic Exchange invites you to a discussion forum with the distinguished scholar Minxin Pei, who has authored several groundbreaking works on China. He will deconstruct the Party Congress and provide an in depth analysis- Civic Exchange
Christine Loh is the founder and CEO of Civic Exchange, an independent, non-profit public policy think tank. Loh has an English law degree and a Masters of Law degree in Chinese and Comparative Law. She has been awarded the degree of Doctor of Law, honoris causa, by her alma mater, the University of Hull.
Loh has worked in many areas, including law, business, politics, media, and the non-profit sector, but is best known as a leading voice in public policy in Hong Kong, particularly in promoting democracy and environmental protection.
In January 200,7 she was named as Hong Kong Business's "Woman of the Year for 2006."
Minxin Pei is a senior associate and director of the China program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. An expert on China, Taiwan, East Asia, and democracy, he has written many articles on economic growth and political reform in China, and he also taught politics at Princeton University. His main research interests are U.S.-China relations, the development of democratic political systems, and Chinese politics.
He is the author of From Reform to Revolution: The Demise of Communism in China and the Soviet Union and China's Trapped Transition: The Limits of Developmental Autocracy. His research has been published in many journals and books, and his commentary appears in many major newspapers.