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Fall 2020 Reading Group

China and Hong Kong under the “One Country, Two Systems” Principle

Prerequisites: None

Exam Type: No Exam

This Reading Group will study what the “One Country, Two Systems” principle means twenty-two years after Hong Kong’s handover back to Mainland China. After gaining an understanding of this unique constitutional principle, students will explore the various accomplishments and challenges that Mainland China and Hong Kong have experienced in the legal, economic, political, and cultural realms. Reading materials will include constitutional documents, statutes and cases, academic and business articles, and various media publications.

Note: This reading group will meet on the following dates: September 29, 30 and October 6, 7, 20, and 21.