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East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society  Special Session: Master Panel 4:30-6pm, Tuesday May 19, 2015 Pick Lounge, 5828 South University Ave. “Post-Deleting as Corporate Censorship: From Mandate to Business” Yang Xiang Master of Arts Program in the Social Sciences “China’s Railway Corps: Realizing Mao’s Vision of a New China” Jiwon Baik Master of Arts […]

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May 5 Workshop

East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society Presents   “The Political Logic of Authoritarian Anticorruption: Theory and Evidence from China” (Co-authored with Junyan Jiang) Yan Xu PhD Student, Department of Political Science University of Chicago   4:30-6pm, Tuesday May 5, 2015 Pick Lounge, 5828 South University Ave. Abstract Why do autocrats launch anticorruption campaigns when they […]

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April 21 Workshop

East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society Presents   “From Bureaucrats To Politicians: Seikai-Tensin (政界転身)’s Political Success in Postwar Japan”   Nara Park PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science University of Chicago   4:30-6pm, Tuesday April 21, 2015 Pick Lounge, 5828 South University Ave.   Abstract In postwar Japan, Amakudari (天下り) has been institutionalized as a […]

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East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society Presents   “From the Chinese Work Unit to the Foxconn Factory: The Disappearing Spatial Advantage”   Duanfang Lu Associate Professor, Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning The University of Sydney, Australia   4:30-6pm, Friday April 17, 2015 Social Sciences 302 Abstract In 2010 a series of workplace suicides at […]

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April 7 Workshop

East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society Presents   “Friends with Benefits: Patronage Politics and Distributive Strategies in China”   Junyan Jiang PhD Student, Department of Political Science University of Chicago   4:30-6pm, Tuesday April 7, 2015 Pick Lounge, 5828 South University Ave.   Abstract We develop a theory of distributive politics for authoritarian regimes based on […]

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Spring 2015 Schedule

EAST ASIA WORKSHOP: POLITICS, ECONOMY & SOCIETY Spring 2015 Workshop Schedule   April 7 “Friends with Benefits: Patronage Politics and Distributive Strategies in China” Junyan Jiang PhD Student, Department of Political Science The University of Chicago April 17* *Extra Session. 4:30-6pm. SS302* “From the Chinese Work Unit to the Foxconn Factory: The Disappearing Spatial Advantage “ Duanfang […]

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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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