East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society

Official Winter Schedule



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

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