Category Archives: 环境与治理

Presentation of Jingyun Dai, “The Advocacy Strategies of Environmental NGOs in China”, December 1, 2016

The Tsinghua University Sino-French Research Centre and the Sociology Department of Tsinghua university are pleased to invite you to a presentation of Jingyun Dai (in English).


Jingyun Dai

With broad interests in political sociology and organizations, Jingyun Dai has been conducting research on non-governmental organization advocacy and the state-society relations in China. Originally from mainland China, she is now studying sociology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.


The Advocacy Strategies of Environmental NGOs in China

Contrary to their common image as service providers, Chinese grassroots environmental NGOs (ENGOs) are employing a variety of advocacy strategies in efforts to influence government. Based on in-depth interviews with ENGOs active in Guangdong, this research examines this recent turn to advocacy and considers its implications for the further development of Chinese civil society. Four advocacy strategies are identified: (1) using institutional channels to communicate with government; (2) nurturing an interactive relationship with government; (3) selecting ‘frames’ palatable to the state; and (4) mobilizing media to win social support. Taken as a whole, such practices suggest the ability of civil society to carve out more political space than the state would like to grant. While this increased policy engagement by ENGOs could lead to stronger state ‘governance’, we argue that it may instead open up new pathways for robust civic engagement.…

Conférences de Scott Wilson: “State Interests and the Settlement of Environmental and Public Health Lawsuits” 21 avril 2015 – “New Patterns of State and Citizen Engagement in Environmental Governance”, 28 avril 2015

Tsinghua University Sino-French research Center and Department of History are pleased to invite you to the following lectures

Pr. Scott Wilson

University of the South, Sewanee
Political Science and Asian Studies

“State Interests and the Settlement of Environmental and Public Health Lawsuits”

Tuesday, April 21st 2015, from 10 AM to 12 PM

Tsinghua University, Wenbei building, room 309
清华大学,文北楼,309室

“New Patterns of State and Citizen Engagement in Environmental Governance”

Tuesday, April 28th 2015, from 10 AM to 12 PM
Tsinghua University, Wenbei building, room 309
清华大学,文北楼,309室

The seminars will be chaired by Mei Xueqin, Professor at the Tsinghua University Department of History and Chloé Froissart, Director of the Sino-French Center of the Tsinghua University
Please confirm your attendance by mail to: contact@beijing-cfc.org

冉冉讲师讲座: “环境运动视角下的“邻避事件”, 2015年3月6日

清华大学社会科学学院中法研究中心荣幸地
邀请您前来参加下面讲座:

冉冉讲师
中国人民大学国际关系学院政治学系

“环境运动视角下的“邻避事件”

2015年3月6日(星期五)
下午两点到四点
清华大学,清华园
明斋楼,337室

请发邮件确实参加: contact@beijing-cfc.org…