Hong Kong in the Shadow of China

Evening Presentation  Drinks reception: 6:30pmPresentation: 7:00pmClose: 8:00pm In the last several years, Hong Kong has experienced increased political turmoil, during which the Chinese government continued to insist on gradual progress toward electoral democracy. This resulted in escalated protests in late 2014, when thousands occupied major thoroughfares in Hong Kong to push for full democracy now. Fueling this struggle is deep public resentment over growing inequality and the way Hong Kong’s political system reinforces the divide between those who have profited…