East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society

Spring Quarter Schedule


Spring 2010 Workshop Schedule
Apr. 6
“Understanding the Nujiang Anti-Dam Activism in China—A Grassrooted Metropolitan Environmental Movement”
Hang Zhou
Visiting Doctoral Candidate, Department of Applied Social Sciences
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Apr. 20
“Who’s in Charge of China’s Villages? Explaining Patterns of Authority in Rural Governance”
Travis Warner
Doctoral Student, Department of Political Science
University of Chicago
May 4
“From Feudalism to Patrimonialism: The Transformation of Inner Mongolia Frontier during the Imperial Crisis, 1890s to 1920s”
Liping Wang
Doctoral Candidate, Department of Sociology
University of Chicago
May 18
“Politics in Everyday Work: Motivations and Coping Strategies of Chinese Criminal Defense Lawyers”
Sida Liu
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology
University of Wisconsin Madison
June 1
*Title to be determined*, Confucius Institute Symposium
The workshop meets on alternative Tuesdays 4:00-5:30pm at Pick Lounge, 5828 South University Avenue. Papers or abstracts are 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

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