East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society

September 29, 2014
by wxie

Autumn 2014 Schedule


Autumn 2014 Workshop Schedule


October 7

“Lying or Believing? Measuring Preference Falsification from a Political Purge in China”

Junyan Jiang

PhD Student, Department of Political Science

University of Chicago

October 21

“Settling Symbolic Battles in Workplaces: The Spatial Dynamics of Organizational Responses to Institutional Demands”

Yuhao Zhuang

Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences

University of Chicago

November 4

“Governing Art Districts: State Control and Cultural Production in Contemporary China”

Yue Zhang

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science

University of Illinois at Chicago

November 18

“ ‘It works because it works badly’: Meaning of Business Trip in Sino-Korean Food Trade”

Heangjin Park

PhD Student, Department of Anthropology

University of Chicago

December 2

“Social Mobility and Revolution: The Impact of the Abolition of China’s Civil Service Exam System”

Ruixue Jia

Assistant Professor, School of International Relations and Pacific Studies

University of California, San Diego

The workshop meets on alternate Tuesdays 4:30-6pm 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 Wen Xie: wxie@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