Conference Invitation


Dear Colleagues and Friends,

please safe the date for the

International Conference “Good Life, State and Society” at Freie Universität Berlin on December 7 and 8, 2018.

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, state-society co-operation and social governance
  3. Good life and third sector practice: self-governance, social innovation, actors and challenges

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

For more information, please visit the conference homepage:

Conference venue:
Seminarzentrum Rost-und Silberlaube
Habelschwerdter Allee 45
14195 Berlin

Contact and registration: Ms. Anja Ketels (

Kind regards,

Katja Levy

Prof. Dr. Katja Levy
Assistant Professor for Chinese Politics and Law
Freie Universität Berlin
Chinese Studies
Fabeckstr. 23-25, Rm 1.1124
14195 Berlin Germany
T: +49 30 838 57112