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12-13 November Programme


E-Governance in Asia: Strengthening Transparency and Accountability?



Thursday 12 November 2015


  • 9:15-9:30 Opening remarks
  • 9:30-10:30
    Dr Amita Singh, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
    A Critical Perspective on E-Governance in Asia
  • 10:30-10:45 Coffee/tea break
  • 10:45-11:45
    Dr Christian Göbel, University of Vienna
    A single flower does not make a spring: How regime responsiveness in China facilitates protests, but not revolts
  • 11:45-14:00 Group photo and lunch break
  • 14:00-15:00
    Dr Jesper Schlæger, Lund University
    E-Transparency in Asia: An Overview
  • 15:00-15:30 Coffee/tea break
  • 15:30-16:30 Online session
    Dr Jennifer Bussell, University of California Berkeley
    Corruption and Reform in India: Public Services in the Digital Age



Friday 13 November 2015

  • 9:00-10:00
    Mr Matthias Stepan, MERICS Mercator Institute for China Studies, Berlin´
    A social credit system in China – realistic dystopia?
  • 10:00-10:30 Coffee/tea break
  • 10:30-11:30
    Dr Armin Müller, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
    E-Health in Rural China: Transparency in public healthcare
  • 11:30-13:30 Lunch break
  • 13:30-14:30
    Dr Pontus Wallin, Amsterdam University and Leiden University, the Netherlands
    Authoritarian collaboration: Unexpected effects of open government initiatives in China
  • 14:30-14:45 Coffee/tea break
  • 14:45-15:45 Online session
    Dr ZHENG Lei, Fudan University, China
    Open government data
  • 15:45-16:00 Closing remarks
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About the event


November 12-13


AF-building (Kerstins rum), Sandgatan 2, 223 50 Lund

jesper [dot] schlaeger [at] ace [dot] lu [dot] se


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Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies
Lund University
Sölvegatan 18 B, 223 62 Lund

Phone: +46 46 222 38 61
E-mail: info [at] ace [dot] lu [dot] se