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CCCI Fall 2016

MATTHEW ERIE

Associate Professor of Modern Chinese Studies, University of Oxford

September 19, 2016

"China and Islam: The Prophet, the Party, and Law"

This lecture is co-sponsored by the Department of Anthropology and Comparative Muslim Societies Program.

 

Additional resources:

China and Islam: The Prophet, the Party, and Law, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2016.

Matthew Erie interview by Ian Johnson, New York Times, September 6, 2016: "Shariah With Chinese Characteristics: A Scholar Looks at the Muslim Hui"

ANGELA ZITO

Associate Professor of Anthropology, New York University

October 3, 2016

"China Dreams: Of Realizing Filiality through Story and Object"

ROBERT WELLER

Professor of Anthropology, Boston University

October 17, 2016

"Religious Change and the Urban Edge in China"

 

Additional resources:

https://www.mitpressjournals.org/doi/pdf/10.1162/DAED_a_00278

ZHI LIU

Director of the China Program, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy; Director, Peking University - Lincoln Institute Center for Urban Development and Land Policy (Beijing)

October 24, 2016

"The Challenges of Municipal Finance in China"

This lecture is co-sponsored by the Department of City & Regional Planning.

 

Additional resources: 

Peking University - Lincoln Institute Center for Urban Development and Land Policy

 

RUIXUE JIA

Assistant Professor of Economics, School of Global Policy & Strategy, UCSD

October 31, 2016

"Access to Elite Education, Wage Premium and Social Mobility: The Truth and Illusion of China's College Entrance Exam"

This lecture is co-sponsored by Cornell Institute for China Economic Research.

WENGUANG WU & MENGQI ZHANG

Filmmakers from The Memory Project at Caochangdi Workstation in Beijing

November 7, 2016

"Knocking on Memory’s Door with a Video Camera"

This lecture is co-sponsored by the Department of Performing & Media Arts.

Additional resources:

Watch: Interview with Wenguang Wu, founder of The Memory Project

Watch: Interview with Mengqi Zhang, filmmaker from The Memory Project

Watch: Interview with Ping Zhang, filmmaker from The Memory Project

Watch: Interview with Xiaolei Liu, filmmaker from The Memory Project

MAGNUS FISKESJÖ

Associate Professor of Anthropology, Cornell University

November 14, 2016

"TV Tears Made of Fear: Anatomy of the Spectacle of Power on Display in China's Forced Confessions"

SHANJUN LI

Associate Professor, Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management, Cornell University

November 21, 2016

"Environmental Challenges and Policy Options in China"

 

Additional resources:

Li, Shanjun, Avralt-od Purevjav, and Jun Yang, "The Marginal Cost of Traffic Congestion and Road Pricing: Evidence from a Natural Experiment" forthcoming.