CHEW Conference 2015

CHEW Conference 2015: Policy Reforms in China’s Health, Environment and Welfare

Friday 8 May 2015, 9:30am-5:00pm
Lecture Theatre, University of Oxford China Centre
Supported by the Oxford ESRC Doctoral Training Centre and the University of Oxford China Centre


CHEW Conference 2015 aims to bring together academics, policy practitioners and other experts from diverse disciplinary backgrounds working on a range of contemporary issues relevant to China’s health, environment and welfare. Our focus is on policy reforms recently implemented in these areas and their observed or likely effects, and also on suggestions for new reforms required to meet the challenges.

Conference Schedule:

09:30 – Registration/welcome
10:00 – Environment
11:00 – Break
11:30 – Welfare
12:30 – Lunch
13:30 – Health
14:30 – Parallel sessions for young researcher presentations
15:30 – Break
17:00 – Drinks reception
18:30 – Speaker and committee dinner


Confirmed Speakers:

Dr. Anna Boermel Lecturer in the Social Anthropology of China, King’s College London
Dr. Daniele Brombal Assistant Professor, Ca’Foscari University of Venice
Dr. Jenny Chan Departmental Lecturer in the Sociology of China, University of Oxford
Dr. Zhengming Chen Professor of Epidemiology and Director of China Programmes, Clinical trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford
Dr. Mao Da Activist, Rock Environment & Energy Institute NGO, Nature University NGO
Prof. Sian Griffiths Emeritus Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong; Visiting Professor, Imperial College London
Dr. Thomas Johnson Assistant Professor, City University of Hong Kong
Prof. Rana Mitter Director, Dickson Poon China Centre, University of Oxford; Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China, Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Oxford
Prof. Lina Song Professor and Chair in Economic Sociology and Chinese Studies, University of Nottingham; Director of Research, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Nottingham

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