September 6: Introduction (Paul Gewirtz, Jamie Horsley and Jeffrey Prescott, The China Law Center)
September 13: Jamie Horsley, Deputy Director, The China Law Center: “Open Information and Governance Reform in China”
September 20: Chief Justice Andrew Li, Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal: “‘One Country, Two Systems’ After Eight Years”
September 27: Henry Levine, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce, U.S. Department of Commerce; former U.S. Consul-General, Shanghai: "China, Market Access, and WTO Rules"
October 4: Bates Gill, Freeman Chair in Chinese Studies, Center for Strategic and International Studies: “China’s HIV/AIDs Crisis: Sociopolitical Challenges and Policy Responses”
October 11: Keith Hand, Senior Fellow, The China Law Center (as of October 1), and former Senior Counsel, Congressional-Executive Commission on China: “Recent Wrongful Conviction Cases in China and Their Impact on Criminal Justice Reform”
October 18: Mary Gallagher, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Michigan: “Mobilizing the Law in China”
November 1: Carl Minzner, Senior Counsel, Congressional-Executive Commission on China: “Xinfang: ‘Letters and Visits’ As an Alternative to the Formal Legal System”
November 8: Kevin J. O’Brien, Professor of Political Science and Chair, Center for Chinese Studies, University of California at Berkeley: “Rightful Resistance in Rural China” [postponed to 2006]
November 15: Wang Juntao, Political Science Department, Columbia University: “The Future of Political Reform in China”
November 29: Jerome Cohen, Professor of Law, NYU Law School: “Law and Political Transitions: Lessons from East Asia and the Road Ahead for China”
December 6: Neysun Mahboubi, Fellow, The China Law Center: "Administrative Law and Political Reform in China"
December 13: Benjamin Read, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Iowa: “China's Homeowners' Organizations”