Shangfang refers to China's administrative appeal system.

Dr Xu Zhiyong, is an expert on China' s rural issues and constitution. Xu was named "Saluted Person of Law of the Year" by CCTV in 2003, and has won the name of "The Conscience of Chinese Intellectuals".

Dr Yu conducted extensive investigations and research in recent years on the administrative appeal system known as "Shangfang", and made an impact on the formulation of the national regulation governing the practice.

Venue: Chinese Culture Club, Beijing, China.