East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society

Autumn 2010 Schedule

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Welcome back!
We have a lot of interesting talks lined up this quarter, with scholars from various institutions, and with a focus on business-state relations and social movements/contentious protests in China.

The Autumn 2010 Workshop Schedule is below:

EAST ASIA WORKSHOP: POLITICS, ECONOMY & SOCIETY

Oct. 5
“The Great Recession and Evolving State-Business Relations in China”
Professor Dali Yang and Junyan Jiang
Political Science, University of Chicago

Oct. 19
“Visible Hand or Crippled Hand? Stimulation and Stabilization in China’s Real Estate Markets 2008-2010”
Professor Fubing Su
Political Science, Vassar College

Nov. 2
“Wenren Tea – A Practice of Self-cultivation”
Fan Zhang
Master of Arts in the Social Sciences, University of Chicago

Nov. 16
“Protest with Chinese Characteristics, Past and Present”
Professor Ho-fung Hung
Sociology, Indiana University

Nov. 30
“Recessional Authoritarian Regime and Organized Contention”
Visiting Professor Zhenhua Su
Political Science, Zhejiang University

The workshop meets on alternative Tuesdays 4:00-5:40pm 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 Lin jeanlin@uchicago.edu.
Faculty Sponsors
Dali Yang (Political Science) daliyang@uchicago.edu and Dingxin Zhao, (Sociology), dzhao@uchicago.edu

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