China Related Talks in London

On the occasion of the Fourth International Forum on Contemporary China Studies (IFCCS4, the University of Nottingham, UK), the China in Comparative Perspective Network (CCPN) invited several well-known Chinese scholars to LSE to give a series of seminars from the 14th to 16th September. The seminar series are sponsored by the Confucius Institute Business for London (CIBL), and will be held at Seligman Library (OLD 6.05), Old Building, London School of Economics.

Time and Date: 15:00-17:00, 14th September (Wednesday)

Chair: Professor Stephan Feuchtwang (CCPN Director)

Speaker: Professor WEN Tiejun

Title: Eight financial crises and their ‘soft landings’ in China over
the past six decades

Time and Date: 19:00-21:0014th September (Wednesday)

Chair: Professor Stephan Feuchtwang (CCPN Director)

Speaker: Professor LU Xueyi

Title:  Construction of ‘society modernization’ is the major task in the
next three decades

Time and Date: 19:00-21:00, 15th September (Thursday)

Chair: Dr Kent Deng (CCPN Co-Director, Reader in Economic history)

Seminar 1 Society Re-construction: Experience & Challenges, Prof ZHANG
Jing (Dept of Sociology, Peking University)

Seminar 2: How to understand China’s politics, Professor JING Yuejin
(Dept of Political Science, Tsinghua University)

Time and Date: 19:00-21:00, 16th September (Friday)

Chair: Dr Xiangqun Chang (CCPN Coordinator, Research Fellow)

Speakers: all speakers come from Department of Anthropology, School of
Sociology and Anthropology, Sun Yat-sen University

Seminar 1: Professor ZHU Jiangang: Relational Transition between NGO and
Government — Case studies of Three NGOs in contemporary China

Seminar 2: Professor LIU Zhiyang: Inheritance and Vicissitude of the
Tibetan Diet -Anthropological Fieldwork in Tibetan Rural Community

Seminar 3:  Dr DUAN Ying: Being Chinese in Burma: Ethnicity and Cultural
Citizenship

Speaker 4: Professor ZHOU Daming: Department of Anthropology at Sun
Yat-sen University and the Development of Anthropology in China

NOTES:

All seminars will be given in English, except Professor LU Xueyi who
will give seminar in Chinese with English translation PPT.

All welcome!

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