Cornell Contemporary China Initiative Lecture Series Fall 2016 run on Mondays from 4:30pm to 6:00pm in Kaufmann Auditorium, G64 Goldwin Smith Hall.
SEPTEMBER 19: Matthew Erie (University of Oxford) - "China and Islam: The Prophet, the Party, and Law"
SEPTEMBER 26: Darrin Magee (Hobart & William Smith Colleges) - "Damming China: Challenges and Opportunities for Decarbonizing China’s Power Sector with Hydroelectricity"
OCTOBER 3: Angela Zito (New York University) - "China Dreams: Of Realizing Filiality through Story and Object"
OCTOBER 17: Robert Weller (Boston University) - "Religious Change and the Urban Edge in China"
OCTOBER 24: Liu Zhi (Peking University) - "The Challenges of Municipal Finance in China"
OCTOBER 31: Ruixue Jia (UCSD) - "Elite Education, Wage Premium and Intergenerational (Im)mobility: China's College Entrance Exam"
NOVEMBER 7: Wenguang Wu & Mengqi Zhang (The Memory Project, Caochangdi Workstation (Beijing)) - "Knocking on Memory’s Door with a Video Camera"
NOVEMBER 14: Magnus Fiskesjö (Cornell University) - "TV Tears Made of Fear: Anatomy of the Spectacle of Power as Rehearsed in China's Forced Confessions"
NOVEMBER 21: Shanjun Li (Cornell University) – "Environmental Challenges and Policy Options in China"
Lectures are free and open to the public. Please join us!