East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society

Winter 2012 Schedule

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WORKSHOP on East Asia: POLITICS, ECONOMY & SOCIETY
Winter 2012 Workshop Schedule

Jan. 10
“The Politics of Communist Economic Reform: Soviet Union and China”
John F. Padgett
Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago
Jan. 24
“Mutually Beneficial Upgrading? China’s Changing Relationship with Developed Country Manufacturing Multinationals”
Gary Herrigel
Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago
Feb. 7
“Revolutionary Ecology and the Rise of Taiping Rebellion, 1846-1853”
Yang Zhang
Doctoral Student of Sociology, University of Chicago
Feb. 21
“Local Governance, Informal Institutions and Authoritarian Survival:
The Politics of Protestant House Churches in China”
Marie-Eve Reny
Postdoctoral Fellow of Political Science, University of Chicago
March 6
“Extra-Budget Funds in China: Source of Corruption or Good Governance?”
Yeonju Lee
Doctoral Student of Political Science, University of Chicago

The workshop meets on alternate Tuesdays 4:00-5:30pm at Pick Lounge, 5828 South University Avenue.
Abstracts are available on our website: http://cas.uchicago.edu/workshops/eastasia/
Questions and comments should be addressed to the coordinator Yang Zhang: yangzhang@uchicago.edu
Faculty Sponsors:
Dali Yang (Political Science), daliyang@uchicago.edu
Dingxin Zhao (Sociology), dzhao@uchicago.edu

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