"Investigating Business in China"
Tuesday 19th July
at The Frontline Club
Hosted by chinadialogue.net and Public Business Media
Chaired by Isabel Hilton
Isabel Hilton, Chair: Editor, chinadialogue.net, journalist, Guardian columnist and former editor of Open Democracy.
Jasper Becker (UPDATE: Just booked): Author and Journalist who spent two decades as a foreign correspondent in China for titles including the South China Morning post.
Oliver August: Correspondent and editor at The Economist, former Times Beijing bureau chief and author of Inside the Red Mansion.
Mayling Birney: Lecturer and assistant professor at the London School of Economics; currently writing a book on how China limits the unwanted effects of its own political reforms and stabilises authoritarian rule.
Dr Xiaobing Wang: Lecturer in economics at the University of Manchester. Before leaving China he was a corporate law consultant. He is currently conducting empirical work on the welfare of rural residents in China alongside a range of other areas.
Dr Kerry Brown (UPDATE Q&A session only): Foreign office first secretary to China, 2000-2003. Head of the Asia Programme at Chatham House.
Drinks will be available at the Frontline bar from 7.15pm, where you are welcome to join us after the event. Panel discussion begins upstairs at 7.45pm, and dinner is available either before or after the event in the Frontline Club restaurant.
Public Business Media is an independent non profit organisation based in London and New York committed to scrutiny of the wider economic, social and environmental implications of business decisions. We do this by supporting original journalistic research, open business data and public debate on our website and through our events.
chinadialogue.net is an independent, non-profit organisation based in London, Beijing and San Francisco which aims to promote common understanding between China and the world on the environment through the world's first fully bilingual Chinese-English website.
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