GRK September Seminar 2016 - Beijing
Report from the seminar in Beijing
September 26-28, 2016
September Seminar in Beijing 2016 The September Seminar 2016 in Beijing (September 26-28) was organized by Prof. Flemming Christiansen (University of Duisburg-Essen), Prof. Tao Liu (University of Duisburg-Essen) and Prof. Yu Xianyang (Renmin University of China).
The Seminar started with opening speeches by Prof. Flemming Christiansen and Professor Yu Xianyang, and a keynote speech by Prof. Tak-Wing Ngo from the Macau University (Macau). During the two days of meeting, all the attending Ph.D. students presented their research projects, followed by comments of the mentors and specialists in their fields and from their peers.
Three Ph.D. students from In-East, University of Duisburg-Essen, four Ph.D. students from Renmin University of China and one Ph.D. student from the University of Leeds (UK) presented their doctoral research projects. Nine professors and experts provided detailed comments and feedbacks and contributed to overall discussions. Seminar attendees also visited the discipline inspection organ of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) – Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) which is regarded as the most important anti-corruption party organ in China.
The Deputy Director of International Cooperation Office of CCDI Li Yang received the delegation from the University of Duisburg-Essen and Renmin University of China and introduced the current anti-corruption movements initiated by the CCP, the organizational structure of CCDI as well as the international cooperative initiatives to fight corruption.
After the introduction of the Deputy Director from CCDI the attendees warmly discussed the anti-corruption movement in China and its international impact. A series of questions were then raised by the Duisburg professors and Ph.D. students to which Deputy Director Li Yang responded.
Report by Tao Liu