East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society

Winter 2013 Schedule


January 15

 “Isomorphic Pressures, Epistemic Communities

and State-NGO Collaboration in China”

  Reza Hasmath

     Lecturer in Chinese Politics,University of Oxford

January 29

 “Going Underground: The Origins of Participatory Democracy

and Elite Transformism In Argentina, Brazil, South Korea and Taiwan”

 Cheol-Sung Lee

    Assistant Professor in Sociology,University of Chicago

February 12


February 26

 “Mobilization and New Media:

       The Case of ‘Naked Against Domestic Violence’ Weibo Activism in China”

  Ling Han

         PhD Candidate in Sociology,University of California,San Diego

March 12

        “The Effects of Maternal Employment on Childhood Obesity in Korea:

      Evidence from Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey”

Haena Lee

    PhD Student in Sociology,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 Le Lin: lelin2010@uchicago.edu

 Faculty Sponsors:

Dali Yang (Political Science), daliyang@uchicago.edu

Dingxin Zhao (Sociology), dzhao@uchicago.edu

Zheng Michael Song (Booth School of Business), Zheng.Song@chicagobooth.edu

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