East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society

January 12, 2009
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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