East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society

East Asia Workshop: Winter 2018 Workshop Schedule



Winter 2018 Workshop Schedule


January 9

“China’s Illiberal Regulatory State in Comparative Perspective”

Dali Yang

Professor of Political Science

University of Chicago


January 23

“The Origin of the Evolutionary Misunderstanding: The Origin of Species in China”

Xiaoxing Jin

PhD Student, History

University of Notre Dame


February 6

“Regulatory Protection and the Geography of Trade: Evidence from Chinese Customs Data”

Robert Gulotty

Assistant Professor of Political Science

University of Chicago


February  20

“Transnational Linkages and Grassroots Civil Society in China”

Tiffany Barron

Committee on International Relations, Master Student

University of Chicago


February  27

“The Boundary of Rights Claims in Authoritarian Courts: Examination of Administrative Litigation Cases in China 2002-2017”

Jongyoon Baik

PhD Student, Political Science

University of Chicago


March 6

“Embodying Medical Integration: Becoming Expert in Uncertain Times”

Miao Jenny Hua

PhD Candidate, Anthropology

University of Chicago



Unless otherwise stated, the East Asia Workshop meets on Every Other Tuesday 4:30-6pm at Pick Lounge, 5828 South University Avenue. This workshop features interdisciplinary scholarship addressing topics relating to social, political, economic as well as cultural matters and issues in East Asia. Our presenters come from various disciplines such as sociology, political science, economics, anthropology, history, etc. The goal of this workshop is to foster communication and collaboration among students and scholars whose interest lies in East Asia at the University of Chicago and in the wider East Asian Studies community.


* Abstract or description of each presentation will be posted on our website: http://cas.uchicago.edu/workshops/eastasia

* Questions and comments can be addressed to the student coordinators Haitong Xu: xuhaitong@uchicago.edu and Yang Xiang: xiangalan@uchicago.edu

* Subscribe or unsubscribe to our workshop mailing-list at: https://lists.uchicago.edu/web/info/east-asia


Faculty Sponsors:

Xi Song (Sociology), xisong@uchicago.edu

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

Dingxin Zhao (Sociology), dzhao@uchicago.edu


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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