Policy Dialogue Series: Two Systems, Two Existentialisms
The Department of Asian and Policy Studies (APS) cordially invites you to attend the second Policy Dialogue featuring Professor Anthony Cheung, Research Chair Professor of Public Administration and former Secretary for Transport and Housing, Hong Kong. Designed as a series of interactive sessions, the Policy Dialogue series seeks to address some of the most pressing policy challenges facing Hong Kong and the region.
Policy Dialogue: Two Systems, Two Existentialisms
|Date||23 November 2018 (Friday)|
|Time||2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.|
|Venue||Room A-G/F-08, Cho Kwai Chee Foundation Building, Taipo Campus, EdUHK|
|Speaker||Professor Anthony Cheung,
Research Chair Professor of Public Administration
|Moderators||Dr. Fong Chi Hang Brian, Associate Professor
Dr. Ng Fung Sheung Isabella, Assistant Professor
Online invitation: https://www.paperlesspost.com/flyer/go/lgBaXkWtZBvbb4S5z9JX
About the Speaker : Professor Anthony Cheung (張炳良教授)
Professor Cheung has an unusual background crossing over several domains – academic, civil society, politics and government.
He worked in the civil service for 12 years before joining the City University of Hong Kong in 1986, where he rose to be Professor and Head of Department. In 2008, he became President of the then Hong Kong Institute of Education and laid the foundation for the “Education-plus” vision, paving the way for the attainment of University title.
As a publicly-minded scholar, Professor Cheung has taken an active part in politics and civil society. He was a co-founder of the Democratic Party in 1994 and a legislator from 1995 to 1997, and has served on numerous statutory and advisory bodies, including appointment as a member of the Executive Council (2005-12) and Chairman of the Consumer Council (2007-12). In July 2012, Professor Cheung was appointed Secretary for Transport and Housing, overseeing one of the largest policy portfolios in Hong Kong.
Professor Cheung returned to academia in 2018 as Research Chair Professor of Public Administration, Department of Asian and Policy Studies, EdUHK. His research focuses on governance, public administration and Asian administrative reforms. He is author of over 100 journal articles and book chapters, as well as several monographs and edited books.
About the Policy Dialogue Series:
The Department of Asian & Policy Studies (APS) is pleased to be hosting the Policy Dialogue Series featuring Professor Anthony Cheung, Research Chair Professor of Public Administration and former Secretary for Transport and Housing in Hong Kong. Comprising 5 bi-monthly dialogue sessions to be held throughout the 2018-19 academic year, the series is designed to provide a forum to explore various contemporary public policy challenges facing Hong Kong, including:
(1) The Political System and Executive-Legislative Relations;
(2) “One Country Two Systems” and Hong Kong-Mainland Relations;
(3) Housing Policy and Politics;
(4) Transport Policy and Politics;
(5) Crisis Management.
The Policy Dialogue Series is interactive and encourages the participation of the EdUHK community. All are welcome!
For enquiries, please contact Miss Cheng.
Tel: 2948 7782