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HK Panel Discussion at UW: Hong Kong Protests: Pla

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What are Hong Kong's future prospects, and what are the efficacies and ramifications of U.S.- based advocacy for it?

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Hong Kong's protests have persisted for over six months, with no end in sight. What are its future prospects, and what are the efficacies and ramifications of U.S.- based advocacy for Hong Kong? This panel brings together four varied perspectives on this question to explore possible forward.

Professor David Bachman

David Bachman is the Henry M. Jackson Professor of International Studies in the Jackson School of International Studies, where he has taught for almost 30 years. He is a specialist on US-China relations, Chinese foreign policy, and Chinese politics. He is the author/editor of three books and numerous articles

Anna Cheung

Anna Yeung-Cheung is the founder of New Yorkers Supporting Hong Kong (NY4HK) and Hong Kong Democracy Council (HKDC). She is also Professor of Biology at Manhattanville College. She received her B.S. from National Taiwan University and her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Georgia. Before Manhattanville, she worked as a research scientist in the virology lab of SUNY Health Science Center in Brooklyn for five years

Kai Ping (Brian) Leung

Kai Ping (Brian) Leung is a Hong Kong activist who is currently pursuing his political science Ph.D. at the University of Washington in Seattle. His research focuses on authoritarianism, civil society, China, and Hong Kong. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Hong Kong, during which he served as the editor-in-chief for the student union’s editorial board, and participated extensively in the Umbrella Movement of 2014. Since then, he has been an active political commentator on Hong Kong politics and published a bestselling edited volume on Hong Kong’s identity politics. In 2019, he became an icon of Hong Kong’s anti-extradition movement, after unmasking himself and reading a statement on behalf of protesters at the Legislative Council.

Clovis Wong

Clovis Wong is a member of Parisol (Pacific Rim Solidarity Network), a grassroots activist organisation that focuses on anti-capitalist and anti-racist organizing within the Chinese diaspora in Seattle. He was formerly a Ph.D. student at University of California, Irvine, where he studied Marxist literary theory and post-colonial criticism. He is currently a master’s degree student in teaching at the University of Washington.

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