The Future of Democracy in Hong Kong

Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room G-50 Washington, DC 20510 | Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Opening Statements

Senator Sherrod Brown, Chairman


Representative Christopher Smith, Cochairman


The Rt. Hon. Lord Patten of Barnes CH: 28th Governor of Hong Kong, 1992-1997; Chancellor, University of Oxford. (Appearing live via video teleconference)

Victoria Tin-bor Hui, Ph.D.: Associate Professor, Department of Political Science; Faculty Fellow, Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies, University of Notre Dame

Ambassador Mark P. Lagon, Ph.D.: Global Politics and Security Chair, Master of Science in Foreign Service Program, Georgetown University; Adjunct Senior Fellow for Human Rights, Council on Foreign Relations; incoming President, Freedom House

Richard C. Bush, Ph.D.: Senior Fellow; Director, Center for East Asia Policy Studies; Chen-Fu and Cecilia Yen Koo Chair in Taiwan Studies, The Brookings Institution