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Mar 18 Workshop

East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society Presents    “Criminalizing the Muslim Violence as seen in the Legal Cases of Qing China, 1760 to 1830”   Geng Tian PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology University of Chicago   4-5:30pm, Wednesday March 18, 2015 Social Sciences 302 **Note the unusual meeting time and location**   Abstract From late 18th century […]

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Feb 24 Workshop

East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society Presents   “Evolution of the Interindustry Wage Structure in China Since the 1980’s”   Belton Fleisher Professor Emeritus, Department of Economics Ohio State University   4:30-6pm, Tuesday February 24, 2015 Pick Lounge, 5828 South University Ave.   Abstract Industry mean wages in China have exhibited sharply increased dispersion […]

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Feb 10 Workshop

East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society Presents    “Global Religious Change, Local Politics, and Civil Life in China and Taiwan”   Robert Weller Professor, Department of Anthropology Boston University   4:30-6pm, Tuesday February 10, 2015 Pick Lounge, 5828 South University Ave. Abstract This paper discusses four of the most important global trends as they were […]

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Jan 27 Workshop

East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society Presents   A Protest Society and Workers’ Strikes in China   Chih-Jou Jay Chen (陳志柔) Visiting Scholar, Harvard-Yenching Institute Associate Research Fellow, Academia Sinica   4:30-6pm, Tuesday January 27, 2015 Pick Lounge, 5828 South University Ave.   Abstract   This study examines the institutionalization of popular protest and […]

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Jan 13 Workshop

East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society Presents   Toward an Integrated Theory of New Organizational Form: the Crystallization of Mass Teaching in New Oriental before its Diffusion in China’s Education and Training Industry, 1980-2000   Le Lin PhD Candidate Department of Sociology University of Chicago   4:30-6pm, Tuesday January 13, 2015 Pick Lounge, 5828 […]

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Winter 2015 Schedule

EAST ASIA WORKSHOP: POLITICS, ECONOMY & SOCIETY Winter 2015 Workshop Schedule   January 13 “Toward an Integrated Theory of New Organizational Form: the Crystallization of Mass Teaching in New Oriental before its Diffusion in China’s Education and Training Industry, 1980-2000” Le Lin PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology University of Chicago January 27 “A Protest Society and […]

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Dec 2 Workshop

East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society Presents Elite Recruitment and Political Stability: 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    4:30-6pm, Tuesday December 2, 2014 Pick Lounge, 5828 South University Ave. Abstract This paper […]

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Nov 18 Workshop

East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society Presents   ‘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   4:30-6pm, Tuesday November 18, 2014 Pick Lounge, 5828 South University Ave. Abstract In this paper, I will discuss the configurations, intentions, […]

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Nov 4 Workshop

East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society Presents   Governing on the Edge: State and Informal Housing in China and Brazil   Yue Zhang Associate Professor Department of Political Science University of Illinois at Chicago   4:30-6pm, Tuesday November 4, 2014 Pick Lounge, 5828 South University Ave.   Abstract More than half of the world’s […]

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The East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society and the Chicago Chinese Social Research Group Present: Reporting From China: A Conversation with David Barboza, New York Times Shanghai Correspondent Date: Friday, October 24th, 2014, 4:30 – 6pm Location: The University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, Lecture Hall (room 142), 1155 East 60th Street, […]

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