East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society

April 11, Jianxiong Ge, “Chinese Culture: Its characteristics and historical backgrounds”


East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society presents

 “Chinese Culture: Its characteristics and historical backgrounds” (in Chinese)


Jianxiong Ge (葛剑雄)

Professor, Institute of Chinese Historical Geography

Fudan University

4:30-6:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Pick Lounge, 5828 South University Ave.

*Light refreshments will be served*


The distinguished Chinese scholar Jianxiong Ge will be visiting the University of Chicago and giving a talk at the East Asia Workshop about China’s historical and cultural changes of the longue durée. This talk will provide the audience with a grasp of the Chinese culture from the perspective of time and space. Please note that the presentation will be given in Chinese.

About the Speaker

Professor Jianxiong Ge is a senior professor of Fudan University who is specializing in Chinese history, population and migration history, and cultural history. He is also the author of Population History of China, History of Migration in China, Unification, and Separation: Perspective of Chinese History and other academic works. Professor Ge holds a Ph.D. degree from Fudan University.

*To see the full Spring 2017 schedule, please visit: Spring 2017


Faculty sponsors:

Xi Song (Sociology), Dali Yang (Political Science), and Dingxin Zhao (Sociology)

The East Asia Workshop is sponsored by the Council on Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences. Persons with disabilities who believe they may need assistance please contact the student coordinator in advance.


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