UW-Madison’s Division of International Studies and the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) are pleased to announce a 2008-2009 virtual seminar on Contemporary China organized by the University of Leeds.
UW-Madison will connect via videoconferencing technology with colleagues at WUN partner institutions for three talks followed by discussion:
March 5, 2009, 11:00 a.m., Pyle Center
“Rural land disputes and farmer responses”
Susan Whiting, Assoc. Professor of Political Science and Adjunct Assoc. Professor of Law and International Studies, University of Washington
March 12, 2009, 11:00 a.m., Pyle Center
“Making concessions in Tianjin: From hyper-colonial (1860-1945) to globalising cityscape”
Dr. Maurizio Marinelli, Senior Lecturer in East Asian Studies, Centre for East Asian Studies, University of Bristol
March 19, 2009, 11:00 a.m., Pyle Center
“Politics, culture and responsible scholarship in China today”
Professor Yongjin Zhang, Director, Centre for East Asian Studies, University of Bristol
Questions about the series and its programming can be directed to Anoushka Kulikowski (firstname.lastname@example.org) at University of Leeds.