China’s Perspective: Hong Kong

As a follow up of our most recent extremely successful lecture in regards to Hong Kong by Johan Englund and demand for more similar topics.

UPF Umeå invites the Chinese embassy in Sweden to present China’s perspective on the ongoing situation in Hong Kong. Mr. Chen Jiliang Head of Political and Information Department of The Embassy, will be presenting the current relations and situations from Chinas point of view. After the lecture there will be a Q&A.

This event will be held in English.
There will be Fika as well as sandwiches for the first 30 people.

LOCATION: Aula Vårdvetarhuset 14:00 – 16:00 2nd of October

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Annual meeting – UpF

During the annual meeting the most important decisions are made. For example the discharge of the previous board, the election of vacant positions on the board and so on.

Too be updated shortly!

Free fika will be available during the meeting!

LOCATION: S201 Samhällsvetarhuset 16:15-18:30
/Kind regards, the board

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Get Involved in UPF

16:30 – 19:30 S209 Samhällshuset

We in the Umeå Association of International Affairs are happy to invite you all to a chance to know more about our association and the opportunity to get involved with the work we are doing! We will be hosting an event where you will get to know more on how YOU can affect the content we provide.

Our board members will speak about the different areas in which you will be able to get involved in. We will also treat you all to fika (coffee, tea, sweets). So take this chance to get to meet more exiting people, engage yourself in activities on and off campus and a chance to discuss foreign affairs and bring attentions to topics you care for.

We look forward to meeting all of you!

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Hong Kong: Protests and Democracy

12.00 – 13.00 September 10, Hörsal D
The ongoing protests in Hong Kong since March 2019 have been a hot political topic worldwide. What kind of effect does the protests have? What is the futuristic outlook for Hong Kong?
UPF Umeå invited Johan Englund an analyst specializing in Chinese relations from the Swedish Defence Research Agency. Johan will be holding a lecture regarding the historical background as well as the contemporary reasons for the current situation in Hong Kong!

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