Call for speakers and participants

The 5th Global China Dialogue (GCD V) —— Governance for Global Justice

Following the successes of the Global China Dialogues I to IV we are calling for speakers and participants to The 5th Global China Dialogue (GCD V): Governance for Global Justice. It is a ONE-DAY event with choices of Pre-and Post-Dialogue events (will send calls separately), on the 6-8 Dec. 2018.

Date: Friday 7 December, with choices of Pre-and Post-Dialogue events on 6-8 December, 2018



  • Thursday 6th December, 14:00-17:00 Symposium of the Globalization of Chinese Social Sciences – Resources and Publications, the University of Westminster
  • Friday 7th December, 08:30-17:00 The Dialogue, the British Academy
  • Friday 7th December, 18:00-20:00 Reception, the UK Parliament (invited speakers and participants who paid registration fees in full)
  • Saturday 8th December, 10:00-16:00 Workshop on English and Chinese dual language publications of China related studies, King’s College London


  • Poverty
  • Environment
  • Rights
  • Conflicts    

Invited speakers (in alphabetical order):

  • Professor Kevin Bales, School of Politics and International Relations, University of Nottingham
  • Dr Marlies Glasius, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Ms Dorothy Grace Guerrero, Policy and Advocacy Team Manager at ‎Global Justice Now, UK
  • Professor Gil-Sung Park, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Professor of Sociology at Korea University
  • Professor Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute, Columbia University, USA
  • Professor JIANG Zhejiang, Former President of Zhejiang  Gongshang University; President of Federation of Humanities and Social Sciences of Zhejiang Province, China
  • Professor LI Qiang, Dean of Institute of Minsheng Economic Research, Tsinghua University, China
  • Professor LI Youmei, President of Chinese Sociological Association; Vice President of the Shanghai Academy, China
  • Dr Hakan Seckinelgin, Associate Professor, Department of Social Policy, LES
  • Professor Daya Thussu, Professor of International Communication and Co-Director of India Media Centre, University of Westminster, UK; Managing Editor of Global Media and Communication and Editor-in-Chief of Global Media and China
  • Professor TIAN Yipeng, Dean of School of Philosophy and Sociology, Jilin University, China
  • Mr Steven van Hoogstraten, CEO ad interim, The Hague Institute for Global Justice, Netherlands   
  • Dr WANG Jiangli, Director of UK office of Zhejiang University; former Deputy Director of Department of Political Science in School of Public Affairs, Zhejiang University, China
  • Professor WANG Tie, former director of Institute of Information Sciences, Wuhan Academy of Social Sciences, China   
  • Professor WANG Wen, Executive Dean, Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China (RDCY), China
  • Professor Jonathan Wolff, the Blavatnik Chair in Public Policy and Governing Body, Fellow at Wolfson College, University of Oxford
  • Professor YUAN Zhenguo, Dean of Faculty of Education, East China Normal University; Former President of National Institute of Education science, China
  • Dr Maung Zarni, Fellow of the Sleuk Rith Institute (a Permanent Documentation Centre), Cambodia

Organizing Committee (in alphabetical order):


  • Professor Xiangqun Chang Professor Xiangqun Chang, Director of Global China Institute; Honorary Professor of University College London
  • Professor Kerry Brown Professor Kerry Brown, Director of Lau China Institute, King’s College London
  • Professor Hugo de Burgh Professor Hugo de Burgh, Director of the China Media Centre, University of Westminster
  • Professor WANG Wen, Executive Dean, Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China (RDCY), China


  • Professor Martin Albrow FAcSS, Honorary Vice-President of the British Sociological Association (BSA), Emeritus Professor of the University of Wales, UK 
  • Dr Dongning Feng, Senior Lecturer, former Director of the Centre for Translation Studies, SOAS, University of London, UK
  • Mr Chris Henson, Membership Secretary, Society for Anglo-Chinese Understanding, UK
  • Professor Martin Jacques, Senior Fellow at the Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge, UK; Visiting Professor at Tsinghua University, China
  • Professor LI Qiang, Dean of Institute of Minsheng Economic Research, Tsinghua University; former President of Chinese Sociological Association, China    
  • Professor Wei Li FAcSS, Chair of Centre for Applied Linguistics, University College of London, UK
  • Professor LUO Jiaojiang, Dean of Institute of Social Development, Wuhan University, China; Deputy Director of Global China Institute, UK  
  • Professor Tony McEnery, Research Director, Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC); Professor of Lancaster University, UK
  • Professor ZHANG Letian, Director of the Centre for Social and Cultural Anthropology, Director of Contemporary China Social Life Data and Research Centre (CCSLC), Fudan University, China; and Co-Director of Global China Institute, UK 

Key Dates:

  • Call for Papers: 8 May 2018
  • Deadline for submission of proposals (250 words): 30 June 2018
  • Notification of acceptance: 31 July 2018
  • Draft Programme: 31 August 2018
  • Early Bird Online Registration: 30 September 2018
  • Standard Online Registration: 31 October 2018
  • Final Programme: 15 November 2018

ContactMs Costanza Pernigotti 


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