Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Stanford University






Democratization in Greater China: What Can We Learn from Taiwan's Past for China's Future  
CDDRL Conference

Date and Time
October 20, 2006 - October 21, 2006
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Availability
By Invitation Only


The conference, organized by the Taiwan Democracy Program of the Center on The conference, organized by the Taiwan Democracy Program of the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL), will consider what Taiwan's democratic development may teach us about possible future democratic development in mainland China.

DAY I: SOCIAL, ECONOMIC, AND POLITICAL CHANGE: COMPARING THE ROC AND THE PRC

Morning Session (8:30 am - 12:30 am):

  • Introduction
  • Panel 1: The Impact of Economic Development on Political Culture and Social Structure
  • Panel 2: Civil Society and Civic Resistance

Afternoon Session (1:30 pm - 4:10 pm):

  • Panel 3: Political Institutional Change
  • Panel 4: The International Context

Keynote Speach (7:30 pm - 8:30 pm):

  • The Honorable James C. F. Huang, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Republic of China (Taiwan)

DAY II: WILL CHINA FOLLOW TAIWAN'S PATH TO DEMOCRACY? HOW WILL CHINA CHANGE POLITICALLY IN THE NEXT TWO DECADES

Morning Session (8:45 am - 12:00 pm):

  • Panel 5: Future Political Change in the PRC: Adaptation or Decay
  • Panel 6: China's Economic Development and Its Consequences

Afternoon Session (1:00 pm - 5:00 pm):

  • Panel 7: Scenarios for Change
  • Panel 8: External Factor
  • Round Table Conclusion: What Lessons Does Taiwan's Past Hold for China's Future?

Location
Oksenberg Conference Room
Encina Hall, 3rd floor
616 Serra St.
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305
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FSI Contact
Eric Chen-hua Yu