AccueilFrom revolution to reforms: characterizing made-in-China transitions paradigms

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Publié le jeudi 16 juin 2011 par Loïc Le Pape

Résumé

The 1911 revolution was motivated by anger at corruption in the Qing government, frustration with that government's inability to restrain the interventions of foreign powers, and resentment of the majority Han Chinese toward a government dominated by an ethnic minority. One hundred years later, after decades of wars and violent political thrusts, China has achieved significant progress toward becoming a major global power. How close (or how far) is China from eventually becoming what the nineteenth century Qing dynasty reformers envisioned for her, i.e. a rich and powerful state (fuguo qiangbing)?

Annonce

Mao took up that vision when he proclaimed “The Chinese people have stood up!”, though that vision may well still be a work in progress that Deng Xiaoping’s policy of reform and opening-up “with Chinese characteristics” is striving for. Ever since 1978, the Chinese Communist Party has established a social contract that can be encapsulated by getting rich but obeying one-Party rule. However, given the many troubles that have been challenging the country’s development and social order, one wonders what it will take for China to keep on going or whether it can keep on going.

The rise of China has challenged social scientists to revisit and rethink existing theories. Indeed, some observers believe China is the source of new paradigms and alternative models on the linkage between political, economic and social development, which has sometimes resulted in neologizing concepts such as sino-globalisation, sino-capitalism, pax sinica, or Beijing consensus.`

Program

June 16th

9h00 – 9h30 Registration

9h30 – 10h30

  • Welcoming speech, Ivo CARNEIRO DE SOUSA, Vice-Rector for Research & International Relations, University of Saint Joseph (USJ), Macao, China
  • Introductory remarks, Emilie TRAN, Assistant Professor, School of Leadership, Management and Government Studies, Executive coordinator of the CGSS, USJ, Macao, China

10h30 – 11h00 Group Photography — Morning Coffee/Tea Break

11h00 – 12h30 THE DEVELOPMENT OF STATE PARADIGMS

  • Chair: Xavier RICHET, University Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3, France
  • Discussant: José I. DUARTE, USJ, Macao, China
  • Christopher MCNALLY, East-West Center, Hawaii, USA China’s Model of Late Development: Sino-Capitalism in the International Economy
  • HU Xiaobo, Clemson University, USA Universalizing the China Paradigms: Comparative Studies of Property Rights and Rent-Seeking Politics

12h30 – 14h30 Lunch hosted by Galaxy Entertainment Group

14h30 – 16h00 STATE CAPACITY AND THE RULE BY LAW PARADIGM

Chair: João ELEUTÉRIO, USJ, Macao, China

Discussant: Sonny Shiu-Hing LO, HK Institute of Education, Hong Kong, China

  • Vincent YANG, USJ, Macao, China Helping to Build the Rule-of-Law in China’s Transition? The Roles and Effect of International Assistance
  • He LI, Merrimack College, USA Third Way: Chinese Discourse on Social Democracy

16h00 – 16h30 Afternoon Coffee/Tea Break

16h30 – 18h00 THE STATE-IN-SOCIETY PARADIGM

Chair: José Luis SALES MARQUES, European Institute of Macau, Macao, China

Discussant: HAO Zhidong, University of Macau, Macao, China

  • Joseph Tse-Hei LEE, Pace University in New York, USA Beyond Control and Resistance: Towards a Model of Church-State Accommodation in Contemporary China
  • Eric SAUTEDE, USJ, Macao, China The Chinese State and the Internet: Towards a Renewed Social Contract?
  • Aurore MERLE, CEFC, Hong Kong, China Zhuanxing shehui: A Theoretical and Methodological. Framework for Analyzing Chinese Contemporary Society

18h00 – 18h30 Piano Recital : CHINESE PIANISM FROM REVOLUTION TO REFORMS Performance by POON Kiu Tung, USJ, Macao, China

  • Mo Li Hua (The Jasmine Flower), Jiangsu Folk, arr. for solo piano by CHENG Xian
  • Ode to the Yellow River, From Yellow River Piano Concerto (1969) based on Xian Xinghai’s Yellow River Cantata (1939), by CHU Wanghau et al.
  • Floating Clouds & Sunrain, From Eight Memories in Watercolor (1978) by TAN Dun
  • Pausing, Awaiting the Wind to Rise…(2002), From My Windows (1996-2007) by Lei LIANG

20h00 – 21h00 Welcoming Dinner hosted by The University of Saint Joseph

June 17th

9h00 – 10h30 REAFFIRMING THE CHINESE CHARACTERISTICS PARADIGM

Chair: MAO Sihui, Macao Polytechnic Institute, Macao, China

Discussant: Ivo CARNEIRO DE SOUSA, USJ, Macao, China

  • Jay HWANG Yih-jye and Florian SCHNEIDER, Leiden, The Netherlands The Sichuan Earthquake and the Heavenly Mandate – Reaffirming China’s Developmental Model Through Disaster Discourses
  • ZHU Jiangang, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China A Study of the Development and Implications of Collective Action by Grassroots NGOs
  • Emilie TRAN, USJ, Macao, China Think Tanks in China

10h30 – 11h00 Morning Coffee/Tea Break

11h00 – 12h30 THE DEMOCRATIC PARADIGM: A CHALLENGED CHALLENGE

Chair: José ALVES, USJ, Macao, China

Discussant: Agnes LAM Iok Fong, University of Macau, Macao, China

  • Jean-Philippe BÉJA, Sciences-Po-CERI, Paris, France The Quest for Democracy After the Death of Mao Zedong
  • Baogang GUO, Dalton State College, USA From Beijing Consensus to a New Chinese Polity
  • Gang GUO, The University of Mississippi, USA Experimenting with Democracy in the Chinese Nomenklatura System

12h30 – 14h30 Lunch hosted by The University of Saint Joseph

14h30 – 16h00 BECOMING A GLOBAL PARADIGM

Chair: Herbert Yee, Macau Polytechnic Institute, Macao, China

Discussant: João Pereira, USJ, Macao, China

  • ZHOU Jinghao, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, USA Legitimacy Without Democracy: Way of Transition Towards Superpower?
  • Junhao HONG, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA The Development and Expansion of Soft Power With “Chinese Characteristics”: The Strengths, Weaknesses, and Prospects
  • Marc LANTEIGNE, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand Chinese Regional Diplomacy and Pax Sinica Reconsidered

16h00 – 16h30 Afternoon Coffee/Tea Break

16h30 – 18h00 Concluding Discussion

18h00 – 18h20 Closing Ceremony

20h00 – 21h00 Farewell Dinner hosted by the Macao Government Tourist Office

Program of the conference : http://www.cefc.com.hk/uf/file/Paul/China100_program.pdf

Lieux

  • Macao (Chine), Universidade De Sao José (USJ Auditorium)

Dates

  • jeudi 16 juin 2011
  • vendredi 17 juin 2011

Mots-clés

  • state, China, reforms, society, paradigms, democracy

Contacts

  • Emilie Tran
    courriel : emilie [dot] tran [at] usj [dot] edu [dot] mo

Source de l'information

  • Jacqueline Nivard
    courriel : Jacqueline [dot] Nivard [at] ehess [dot] fr

Pour citer cette annonce

« From revolution to reforms: characterizing made-in-China transitions paradigms », Colloque, Calenda, Publié le jeudi 16 juin 2011, http://calenda.org/204730