International conference on civil society in China: „Good Life, State and Society“

On December 7 and 8, 2018, the international conference „Good Life, State and Society“ at Freie Universität Berlin will offer a platform to discuss important matters related to LoGoSO project. Members of the Chinese team, the German team and the Coordination team will present and discuss their research at the conference.

Against the backdrop of the current developments in China, the conference will investigate “Good Life, State and Society” and bring together Chinese and international, experienced and young scholars from the social sciences, philosophy and area studies to engage in a dialogue addressing the following topics in a two-day workshop at Freie Universität Berlin:

  1. Good life, third sector rules and regulations
  2. Good life, social governance and state-society co-operation
  3. Good life, state and society: comparison and co-operation
  4. Good life, state, society and foreign actors
  5. Good life, advocacy and spaces of action

The conference is jointly organized by the Institute of China Studies (Prof. Dr. Katja Levy) and the Institute of Philosophy at Freie Universität Berlin. It is part of the German-Chinese Alumni Network ( and sponsored by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research.

Everybody interested is welcome!

For more information, please visit the conference homepage:

Registration and contact: Anja Ketels (

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