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    • Intergenerational Reproduction Migration: the Case of China 

      Xiang, Biao (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2021-05-10)
      Professor Xiang Biao, Professor of Social Anthropology, Oxford University, MPI for Social Anthropology, Max Planck Institute - International reproduction migration means that people move for the purpose of maintaining and ...
    • The Rise of “National Heritage” in Modern China 

      Lai, Guolong (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2017-09-11)
      Guolong Lai, Associate Professor of Chinese Art and Archaeology, University of Florida - As a national cultural policy, heritage preservation was introduced into China from the West as part of the modernizing efforts under ...
    • To Speak Is to Blunder but I Venture 

      Li, Yiyun (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2017-02-27)
      Yiyun Li, Professor of English, UC Davis - Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life, the first nonfiction book by novelist and short story writer Yiyun Li, explores a life lived in reading and writing, with a ...
    • Urbanization and Children of Migrants in China 

      Chan, Kam Wing (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2018-09-24)
      Professor Kam Wing Chan, Professor of Geography, University of Washington - China’s population is rapidly aging. In recent years, the proportion of China's working-age population has been declining, and the society will ...
    • Sinicizing Tibetan Buddhism? Recent Developments in Beijing's Tibet Policy 

      Carlson, Allen (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2019-03-04)
      Allen Carlson, Associate Professor of Government, Cornell University - In recent months China’s detention centers in Xinjiang have attracted considerable attention. However, the challenge in Tibet to China’s leaders is ...
    • The Politics of Relocation: Demolition and Resettlement in Shanghai and Mumbai 

      Frazier, Mark (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2019-02-11)
      Mark Frazier, Professor of Politics, Director of India China Institute, The New School - Shanghai’s record of massive and rapid urban transformation in the 1990s and 2000s has been the envy of many urban planners and city ...
    • Chinese Animal Gods 

      Shahar, Meir (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2020-10-16)
      Meir Shahar, Shoul N. Eisenberg Chair for East Asian Affairs, Tel Aviv University - Our ancestors depended upon beasts of burden for a living. In the Chinese case this dependence was reflected in the religious sphere. ...
    • The Idological Foundations of the Qing Fiscal State 

      Zhang, Taisu (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2019-04-15)
      Taisu Zhang, Associate Professor of Law, Yale Law School - Professor Zhang provides a new account of Qing fiscal legislation and policymaking that focuses on the interplay between political ideology and state institutions. ...
    • The Urbanization of People: Politics of Development, Labor Markets, and Schooling in the Chinese City 

      Friedman, Eli (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2019-02-18)
      Eli Friedman, International and Comparative Labor, Cornell University - This talk is centrally concerned with identifying the mechanisms that China’s megacities have used to manage the flow of people, investigating the ...
    • How China Sees Trump: Past Lessons and Future Prospects for US-China Relations 

      Weiss, Jessica Chen (East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2017-03-20)
      Jessica Chen Weiss, Associate Professor of Government, Cornell University - So far the Chinese government has taken a relatively restrained response to Trump, preferring to wait and see what his administration’s policies ...