Winter 2010 Workshop Schedule

EAST ASIA WORKSHOP: POLITICS, ECONOMY & SOCIETY

Winter 2010 Workshop Schedule

Jan. 12

“Reconfiguring Imperial Ritual: State-building in Early Meiji Japan, 1868-1872”

Yijiang Zhong

PhD Candidate, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilization

University of Chicago

Jan. 26

“China’s Cultural Revolution: A Personal Story or From China’s Cultural Revolution to the Current Economic Boom”

Jennifer Kwong

Author of Mulberry Child: A Memoir of China

Feb. 9

“Ethnic Minorities’ Economic Development in China”

Dongmei Zhang

Visiting Scholar, School of Economics, Minzu University of China

Feb. 23

“The Survival and Revival of Religion under Chinese Communist Rule:  A Shortage Economy Explanation”

Professor Fenggang Yang

Director, Center on Religion and Chinese Society, Purdue University

Mar. 9

*Title to be determined*

Diana Kim

Doctoral Candidate, Political Science, University of Chicago

The workshop meets on alternative Tuesdays 4:00-5:30pm at Pick Lounge, 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 Jean Yen-chun Lin at jeanlin@uchicago.edu.

Faculty Sponsors: Dali Yang, Political Science, daliyang@uchicago.edu, Cheol-Sung Lee, Sociology, chslee@uchicago.edu