The 19th New Zealand Asian Studies Society International Conference 2011

Massey University, Palmerston North, 2 - 4 July 2011
Turitea campus


Conference Programme

Saturday 2 July 2011
8:30 – 9:00 Receipt of conference badge and registration pack
9:00 – 9:30 Opening Ceremony

Nicholas Tarling Lecture, 9.30am
Professor Joseph Yu-shek Cheng
Chair Professor of Political Science and Coordinator of the Contemporary China Research Project, City University of Hong Kong.
China’s democratisation

Sunday 3 July
Plenary Session, 9am: The Environment and Urban Planning
Speaker: Professor Mee Kam Ng
 Director of the Master of Science in Urban Planning programme in the Department of Urban Planning and Design, The University of Hong Kong 
Sustainable Development in Asian World Cities: Compelling Reality or Utopian Fantasy?

Monday 4 July
9am Plenary Session, 9am:  Centenary of the end of imperial China
Professor Antonia Finnane
A historian of China and professor in the School of Historical Studies at the University of Melbourne
Was it a birth or a death? Or, how after the 1911 revolution nothing was ever quite the same again

A ful programme is available here. (Please note that the programme is subjected to change without notice).