China and India: The End of Development Models?

Wellington Conference on Contemporary China 2010

Date: 12–13 April 2010

Venue: Victoria University of Wellington

Cohosted: China Centre, University of Canterbury and the Asian Institute of Victoria University of Wellington.


China India Conference

The second annual Wellington Conference on Contemporary China was successfully held on 12 and 13 April at Victoria University of Wellington, co hosted by the China Centre, University of Canterbury, and the Asian Studies Institute of Victoria University of Wellington.

Professor Pranab Bardhan of UC Berkeley and Professor Wing Thye Woo of UC Davis delivered keynote speeches. Five panels and 15 invited international speakers had two days of intensive discussion and debate on aspects of growth and development models of China and India, ranging from development models, strategy and sustainability, society and culture, growth and regime types, institutions of growth and development. The conference was opened by the Governor General of New Zealand, His Excellency The Hon Sir Anand Satyanand and the Vice Chancellor of Victoria University of Wellington Professor Pat Walsh.

This international conference was sponsored and organised by the New Zealand Contemporary China Research Centre in association with University of Canterbury and Asian Studies Institute, Victoria University of Wellington.