ASC Annual Conference 2021


Tensions and Conflicts

November 26-27, 2021
Freie Universität Berlin (online)
Hosts: Genia Kostka und Sabrina Habich-Sobiegalla

Conference agenda

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AGENDA November 26, 2021

13:45-14:00 p.m.                       
Registration/ Welcome

14:00-15:30 p.m.                       
Panel 1: International Relations
Chair: Sarah Eaton

Norm-maker SCO? The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation as a platform promoting China’s vision of a changed international order
Eva Seiwert
Discussant: Franziska Plümmer

African Song and Dance: Racial Scandals and the Role of African Studies Experts in China
Cheryl M. Schmitz
Discussant: Bettina Gransow

15:45-16:00 p.m.                       

16:00-17:30 p.m.                       
Roundtable: Mitigating threats to academic freedom in Germany: the role of the state, universities, learned societies and China
Chair: Elena Meyer-Clement
Discussants: Andreas Fulda and David Missal — Björn Alpermann

AGENDA November 27, 2021

09:00-10:30 a.m.                       
Panel 3: Chinese domestic politics
Chair: Anna Ahlers

Elder care service development across China’s urban-rural divide – The case of Hangzhou
Christina Maags
Discussant: Doris Fischer

Digital engagement and environmental governance in China
Maria Bondes, Genia Kostka and Wiebke Rabe
Discussant: Christian Göbel

10.30-11.00 a.m.                     

11.00-12.45 a.m.                     
Panel 4: Skill Formation and Economic Upgrading
Chair: Tobias ten Brink

China’s Quest for Talent
Isabelle Harbrecht
Discussant: Boy Lüthje

Chinese blue-collar workers – moving on to decent work? A psychological contract perspective of current HR practices
Marina Schmitz
Discussant: Hannes Gohli

The Cooperation of Schools and Enterprises Collective Action Problems in China’s Skill Formation Systems in the 21st century
Armin Müller
Discussant: Julia Marinaccio

12.45-13.15 p.m.                     

13.15-14.45 p.m.                     
Annual meeting of ASC-members