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East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society presents    “Networks and Loyalties: The Social Roots of Military Disobedience in the Sino-French War” Eric Hundman PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science The University of Chicago 4:30-6:00p.m., Tuesday, May 31, 2016 Pick Lounge, 5828 South University Ave. Abstract Obedience to authority is often thought to be paramount […]

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East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society presents    “Interstitial Emergence and The Making of Capitalism: The Thriving of Private Enterprises in China’s Education and Training Industry” Le Lin PhD Student, Department of Sociology The University of Chicago 4:30-6:00p.m., Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Pick Lounge, 5828 South University Ave. Abstract This paper demonstrates an alternative […]

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East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society presents    “Economies of Exposure: the ethics of concealment and revelation in Chinese Christianities” Xiao-bo Yuan PhD Student, Department of Anthropology The University of Chicago 4:30-6:00p.m., Tuesday, May 17, 2016 Pick Lounge, 5828 South University Ave. Abstract In this presentation, I draw on fieldwork conducted among Christian communities […]

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East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society presents    “Information from Abroad: Foreign Media, Selective Exposure, and Political Support in China” Haifeng Huang Assistant Professor of Political Science University of California, Merced 4:30-6:00p.m., Tuesday, May 3, 2016 Pick Lounge, 5828 South University Ave.   Abstract What kind of content do citizens in a developing and […]

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East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society presents    “Elite Networks and State Capacity: Evidence from A Pollution Control Campaign in China” Junyan Jiang PhD Student, Department of Political Science The University of Chicago 4:30-6:00p.m., Tuesday, April 19, 2016 Pick Lounge, 5828 South University Ave.   Abstract What makes a bureaucracy effective? While much of […]

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Spring 2016 Schedule

EAST ASIA WORKSHOP: POLITICS, ECONOMY & SOCIETY Spring 2016 Workshop Schedule April 19 TBD Junyan Jiang PhD Student, Department of Political Science The University of Chicago May 3 “Information from Abroad: Foreign Media, Selective Exposure, and Political Support in China” Haifeng Huang Assistant Professor of Political Science University of California, Merced May 17 “Public Undergrounds and Underground […]

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East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society presents    “Chinese Online Nationalism Revisited: Toward a Multi-faceted Understanding of Nationalism” Yinxian Zhang Ph.D. Student, Department of Sociology University of Chicago 4:30-6:00p.m., Tuesday, March 8, 2016 Pick Lounge, 5828 South University Ave.     Abstract Scholars of Chinese online nationalism have tended to emphasize the prevalence of […]

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East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society presents    “Promises and Perils of Guan:Mental Health Care and the Rise of Biopolitical Paternalism in Post-Socialist China” Zhiying Ma Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Anthropology University of Chicago 4:30-6:00p.m., Tuesday, February 16, 2016 Pick Lounge, 5828 South University Ave.   Abstract Over the last three decades, most psychiatric […]

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East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society presents    “A Tale of Two Chinas: the Power-Capital China and the Rights-Deprived China” Z. George Hong Professor of History Purdue University Calumet 4:30-6:00p.m., Tuesday, February 9, 2016 Pick Lounge, 5828 South University Ave. Abstract This presentation – A Tale of Two Chinas – is designed to explore […]

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East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society presents    “Do Colleges Breed Revolutionaries? Education and Political Engagement in China After Tiananmen”   Yuhua Wang Assistant Professor, Department of Government Harvard University 4:30-6:00p.m., Tuesday, January 26, 2016 Pick Lounge, 5828 South University Ave.   Abstract Modernization theorists believe that education empowers citizens to take collective actions […]

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