Shanghai Social Policy Forum of Columbia School of Social Work


Past Event

Shanghai Social Policy Forum of Columbia School of Social Work

May 28, 2018
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

About the Conference

On May 28, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing invites you to a social policy public forum of Columbia University School of Social Work. 

The first part will be led by Dean Irv Garfinkel, Professor Gao Qin, Professor Liu Jinyu to deeply analyze and discuss on a series of social issues in China and the United States including poverty and inequality, child allowance and development, and dementia caregivers.

In the second part, doctoral students from the School will be invited to share their research and study experience with the audience.


Irv Garfinkel, Interim Dean, Mitchell I. Ginsberg Professor of Contemporary Urban Problems, Columbia School of Social Work; Co-Founding Director of the Columbia Population Research Center; and Co-Director of the Center on Poverty and Social Policy

Qin Gao, Professor of Social Policy and Social Work, and Director of China Center for Social Policy, Columbia School of Social Work

Jinyu Liu, Assistant Professor of Social Work, Columbia School of Social Work


6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.  Registration and light refreshments

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  Panel Discussion

8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.  Networking

Special Notice

  • The event will be conducted in English.

  • Due to limited seats, registration will be verified through the QR code of confirmation.

  • If you have any questions, please leave us a message below or email to

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Columbia Affiliations
China Center for Social Policy