Events

Contemporary Chinese Society Lecture Series featuring Ethan Michelson – Decoupling: Gender Injustice in China’s Divorce Courts

Speaker: Ethan Michelson, Professor of Sociology, Professor and Chair, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Indiana University-Bloomington; Professor of Law, IU Maurer School of Law Presented via Zoom Also …

Contemporary Chinese Society Lecture Series featuring Ethan Michelson – Decoupling: Gender Injustice in China’s Divorce Courts

Contemporary Chinese Society Lecture Series featuring Rachel Stern – Performing Legality: When and Why Chinese Government Leaders Show Up in Court

Speaker: Rachel E. Stern, Professor of Law and Political Science, Pamela P. Fong and Family Distinguished Chair in China Studies, UC Berkeley School of Law Rachel E. Stern is a Professor of Law and Political Science and currently holds the Pamela P. Fong and Family Distinguished Chair in China Studies. Her research looks at law …

Contemporary Chinese Society Lecture Series featuring Rachel Stern – Performing Legality: When and Why Chinese Government Leaders Show Up in Court

Ya-wen Lei – The Gilded Cage: Techno-State Capitalism in China 

William James Hall, Room 1550 33 kirkland st, cambridge, MA

Speaker: Ya-wen Lei, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Harvard University Using Daniel Bell’s work as a springboard, I analyze the emergent post-industrial society in China, focusing on China’s techno-development from the mid-2000s to the present day. Noting the extraordinary transformation of China’s economy and society during this time, some scholars have compared China’s post-reform period …

Ya-wen Lei – The Gilded Cage: Techno-State Capitalism in China 

Ching Kwan Lee – Hong Kong: Global China’s Restive Frontier

Presented via Zoom

Speaker: Ching Kwan Lee, Professor of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles Was Hong Kong 2019 a “Revolution of Our Times”? What was “revolutionary” about the anti-extradition movement? Turning its aspirational and stirring slogan into an empirical question, this talk assesses the breakthroughs and limits of the historic uprising, against an entrenched colonial hegemony co-produced …

Ching Kwan Lee – Hong Kong: Global China’s Restive Frontier