Speakers

Wu Qiang

Independent Political Commentator and Former Lecturer of Department of Political Science, Tsinghua University

Sessions

Dr. Wu is an independent political commentator and an independent researcher of social movements. He has honest, sharp and unique insights about China's political transformation and contentious politics in a global context. His comments on international affairs are often quoted by Chinese media as well. He is the political columnist for Initium Media in Hong Kong.

From 2009 to 2015, he taught as a lecturer in the Department of Political Science, Tsinghua University. Before that, he worked as Chief Correspondent for Time-Weekly and journalist for Deutsche Welle. Prior to that, he was assistant researcher at the Institute of Modern Taiwan Studies, Fujian Academy of Social Sciences.

Mr Wu received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Duisburg-Essen.