East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society

Spring Quarter Schedule



Spring 2009 Workshop Schedule

Apr 7

Global interdependence and China’s political-economic future

Frank Fang

Institutional Economics Center

Apr 21

Legal Reform in Northeast Asia

Tom Ginsburg

Law School, University of  Chicago

May 5

“Safeguarding the Spiritual Homeland”: the Crisis Rhetoric in the
Launch of China’s “Cultural Heritage Day”

Xueting Liu

Sociology, Peking University, China

May 19

Historical Writings, Genres and Social Reality in Imperial China

Ming-ke Wang

Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica

May 26 (extra session)

An Institutional Analysis of the Rising of China’s House Church: 1978-2008

Jianghua Yang

Sociology, People’s University, China

Jun 2

Depoliticizing of Frontier in Republican China, 1930-1949

Liping Wang

Sociology, University of Chicago

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 Y. Lin at jeanlin@uchicago.edu.

Faculty Sponsors

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

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