2016 China-Europe summer school fosters mutual insights

Graduates from China and from Europaeum universities have been engaging actively in discussions at this year’s exciting Europaeum Summer School this month hosted at Oxford University’s new China Centre. Some 14 students presented papers on current or past research on a range of topics to do with legitimisation, corruption, identify, and ageing. The summer school included the usual lively mix of discussions, working groups, debates, panels and keynote talks.

See the full list of abstract papers here. A full list of participants can be found here, and biographical notes on the range of experts taking part from Fudan, Hong Kong, Renmin universities in China, as well as from Oxford, London, the European Commission  and other places, can be found here.  The full six-day programme, covering the many, similar, challenges that both China and Europe face in the 21st century – including questions of political legitimacy, urban sprawl, ageing populations, corruption, economic and social development, and, not least, how to co-exist in a bi-polar, or perhaps, a tri-polar world – can be found here.