The Umbrella Revolution has re-ignited a worldwide debate on democracy in particular, and a battle over success in economic and political governance in general. What tensions run beneath the surface here? Against a backdrop of pressing global problems elsewhere, why have the dynamics in this small ex British Colony captured the imagination of so much of the world?
This event, co-hosted by LSE Institute of Public Affairs and LSE’s Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre is free and open to all, with no ticket or pre-registration required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis.
Date: Tuesday 10 February 2015, 18:30 – 20:00
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE
Prof Conor Gearty, Director of LSE’s Institute of Public Affairs and Professor of Human Rights Law at the LSE
Prof Danny Quah, Director the Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre and Professor of Economics and International Development at the LSE
Isabella Steger, Reporter for the Wall Street Journal in Hong Kong