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Spring 2019

Mark W. Frazier

February 11 | Mark W. Frazier | Politics | Director, India China Institute | The New School | THE POLITICS OF RELOCATION:  Demolition and Resettlement in Shanghai and Mumbai | Watch an excerpt here and the full video to the right.

Eli Friedman

February 18 | Eli Friedman | International and Comparative Labor | Cornell University | THE URBANIZATION OF PEOPLE: POLITICS OF DEVELOPMENT, LABOR MARKETS, AND SCHOOLING IN THE CHINESE CITY| Watch an excerpt here and the full video to the right.

Allen Carlson

March 4 | Allen Carlson | Government | Cornell University | SINICIZING TIBETAN BUDDHISM? RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN BEIJING'S TIBET POLICY | Watch an excerpt here. Watch the full video here.

This talk was co-sponsored by the China-Asia Pacific Studies Program

Darren Byler

March 11 | Darren Byler | Anthropology | University of Washington | TERROR CAPITALISM: UYGHUR "REEDUCATION" AND THE CHINESE SECURITY INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX | Watch the full video here.  Read an extended article in The Guardian here.

Ken Liu

March 18 | Ken Liu | Award-winning science-fiction author and translator | BETRAYAL WITH INTEGRITY: CONFORMANCE AND ESTRANGEMENT IN TRANSLATING CHINESE SCIENCE FICTION | Watch an excerpt of an interview with Ken Liu and Nick Admussen here and the full interview below.

Ken Liu and Nick Admussen: the full conversation from Cornell East Asia Program on Vimeo.

Tiasu Zhang

April 15 | Taisu Zhang | Law | Yale University | THE IDEOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS OF THE QING FISCAL STATE Watch the full video here.

Charlotte Brooks

April 22 | Charlotte Brooks | History | Baruch College | BY CHOICE AND COERCION: THE PROBLEM OF DUAL CITIZENSHIP IN MODERN CHINA Watch the full video here.

Guldana Sulimjan

April 29 | Guldana Salimjan | Ph.D. Research Associate and Instructor | Institute of Asian Research  | University of British Columbia | LAMENT IN AN AFFLUENT ERA: POLITICS OF MEMORY AMONG KAZAKHS IN CHINA  No video recorded. No headshot as per the request of the speaker.