East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society

Autumn 2018 Workshop Schedule



Autumn 2018 Workshop Schedule

Wednesday 12:00-1:30 pm at Pick Lounge (5828 South University Ave), unless otherwise stated

Oct 5, Fri 4:00-5:30, at Pick 319

“中国政法领域研究的热点问题评说” (in Chinese)

童之伟, East China University of Political Science and Law

Oct 17

“After the Deluge: Deleveraging and the challenge of cleaning up China’s debt problems”

Dinny McMahon, Paulson Institute

Oct 24

“Anchoring an Alliance:

Explaining Southeast Asian Balancing Behavior Against China After 1945″

Bonnie Chan, UChicago Political Science PhD student

Oct 31

MA Session – Lingnan He, Fangzhu Lu, and Chengzuo Tang

Nov 7

“Understanding Chinese Opinion Leaders’ Political Stances”

Yinxian Zhang, UChicago Sociology PhD student

Nov 13, Tue 12:30-2:00

“Personal Ties, Meritocracy, and China’s Anti-Corruption Campaign”

Peter Lorentzen, University of San Francisco Economics

(joint workshop with the Comparative Politics Workshop)

Nov 21

“Legality in Contemporary Chinese Politics”

Tom Ginsburg, UChicago Law

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.

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

* 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 Jongyoon Baik: baikjongyoon@uchicago.edu and Ji Xue: jixue@uchicago.edu

*Persons with disabilities who believe they may need assistance please contact the student coordinators in advance.

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.

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