Autumn 2011 Schedule

EAST ASIA WORKSHOP: POLITICS, ECONOMY & SOCIETY
Autumn 2011 Workshop Schedule

Oct. 7 (Friday, 2:00-4:00pm)
“The Carrying Capacity of Energy in China’s Route towards Urbanization” (in Chinese)
Guangfeng Mou
Senior Civil Servant, Ministry of Environmental Protection of China
Oct. 17 (Monday, 1:00-2:30pm)
“Same Bed Different Dreams: Political Attitudes of the Chinese Communist Party Members”
Wenfang Tang
Professor, Political Science, Iowa University
Nov. 1
“Helping People Help Themselves: Discourses on Social Work in China”
Ling Han
Doctoral Candidate, Sociology, University of California at San Diego
Nov. 15
“Becoming a National Goddess: Debates on the ‘Nationalization’ of Mazu Practice in Taiwan”
Chengpang Lee
Doctoral Student, Sociology, University of Chicago
Nov. 29
“Evidence, Argument and Story”
Dingxin Zhao
Professor, Sociology, University of Chicago

Unless specified, 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 Yang Zhang yangzhang@uchicago.edu.
Faculty Sponsors:
Dali Yang (Political Science), daliyang@uchicago.edu
Dingxin Zhao (Sociology), dzhao@uchicago.edu