Topic: Hong Kong protests

Protests in Hong Kong that originated about a bill that has since been withdrawn continue to escalate. University students express concern and frustration over the current environment on campus.

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Students from Hong Kong, mainland China reflect on safety amid protests

December 4, 2019 0 comments

Over the past several months, protests in Hong Kong have escalated, and violent interactions between protesters and police have become more frequent.

Watson Director Edward Steinfeld, former Consul General in Hong Kong Richard Bouchar and Professor Rebecca Nedstup spoke at the panel.

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Watson forum reflects on Hong Kong protests

November 8, 2019 0 comments

The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs held a discussion forum yesterday evening for members of the community to voice their thoughts on the ongoing demonstrations in Hong Kong.

In a forum titled “Making Sense of Hong Kong’s Protests,” Director of the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs discussed the context and reasoning behind the ongoing events. Some audience members said his lecture was biased in support of China’s Communist Party.

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Watson director discusses Hong Kong protests, elicits criticism

October 22, 2019 0 comments

At a Family Weekend Forum on the ongoing protests in Hong Kong, Director of the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs Edward Steinfeld P’20 contextualized and offered his perspective on the events.