China’s central government clamp down on Hong Kong’s efforts to maintain its democratic freedoms will be the topic of a program presented by the World Affairs Council Inland Southern California on Tuesday, June 30, on Zoom.
Angelina Yanyan Chin, associate professor of history at Pomona College, will discuss “The Future of Hong Kong as China Clamps Down on Freedom,” which will begin at 4 p.m. Cal State San Bernardino is one of the World Affairs Council Inland Southern California’s academic partners, with faculty and administrators serving on the council board.
Chin’s areas of expertise include the trans-regional connections of Hong Kong (a British colony until 1997), Taiwan and South China.
Her presentation will discuss the global implications of restrictions on Hong Kong’s democratic freedoms and related topics, including:
- What are the likely consequences for protestors?
- What changes are being made in the relationship between the Chinese central government and the local government of Hong Kong?
- What implications may this have for Taiwan, Belt and Road countries and trading partners?
- How is the world responding?
Jeremy Murray, CSUSB associate professor of history and director of the university’s Modern China Lecture Series, will moderate the program.
Registration is required to attend the virtual presentation, and can be done online at the World Affairs Council Inland Southern California’s event webpage.
The talk is free for council members, donors and students, and $10 for non-members.
Visit the World Affairs Council Inland Southern California website for more information on the June 30 event and the council.