Official Winter Schedule

EAST ASIA WORKSHOP: POLITICS, ECONOMY & SOCIETY

Winter 2009 Workshop Schedule

Jan 13

Interstate Relations and China’s Unification in 221 BCE

Dingxin Zhao

Sociology, University of Chicago

Jan 27

Career incentives and political control under authoritarianism: Explaining the political fortunes of subnational leaders in China

Yumin Sheng

Political Science, Wayne State University

Feb 10

The Demagogical Regime and the State-instituted Movement

Shizheng Feng

Sociology, People’s University, China and visiting scholar at University of California, Irvine

Feb 24

The takeover of Manchurian industries: geopolitics, economic planning and the rise of developmental state, 1942-1952

Hai Zhao

History, University of Chicago

Mar 10

When Taiwanese NGOs Meet Chinese NGOs: Networking or Antagonism

Teh-chang Lin

Institute of Mainland China Studies, National Sun Yat-sen University

The workshop meets on alternative Tuesdays 4:00-5:40pm at Pick Lunge, 5828 South University Avenue. Papers or abstracts are typically available on our website http://cas.uchicago.edu/workshops/eastasia/ .Questions and comments should be directly addressed to the coordinator Geng Tian at gengtian@uchicago.edu or Jean Lin at jeanlin@uchicago.edu.

Faculty Sponsors

Dali Yang, political science, daliyang@uchicago.edu Dingxin Zhao, sociology, dzhao@uchicago.edu

Winter Schedule

Date Title Presenter
Jan. 13th 2009 Interstate Relations and China’s Unification in 221 BCE Dingxin Zhao,

Sociology Dept, University of Chicago

Jan 27th 2009 Career incentives and political control under authoritarianism: Explaining the political fortunes of subnational leaders in China Yumin Sheng, Political Science, Wayne State University
Feb 10th 2009 TBA
Shizheng Feng,

Sociology , People’s University, China and visiting scholar at UC Irvine

Feb. 24th 2009 TheTakeover of Manchurian Industries: Geopolitics, Economic Planning, and the Rise of Developmental State, 1942-1952
Hai Zhao,

History Dept. University of Chicago

Mar 10th 2009 When Taiwanese NGOs Meet Chinese NGOs: Networking of Antagonism?
Teh-chang Lin,

Professor and Chairperson, Institute of Mainland China Studies, National Sun Yat-sen University

A Tentative Schedule for East Asia Workshop, Winter 2009, University of Chicago