Events

Modern China Lecture Series Featuring Eugenia Lean – The Ideograph and a Cantonese Pun: Linguistic Divergence and Spurious Chinese Marks in Global Capitalism

Speaker: Eugenia Lean, Professor of History and East Asian Languages and Cultures; Director, Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University By examining two early legal cases featuring the alleged counterfeiting of …

Modern China Lecture Series Featuring Eugenia Lean – The Ideograph and a Cantonese Pun: Linguistic Divergence and Spurious Chinese Marks in Global Capitalism

Modern China Lecture Series Featuring Joan Judge – China’s Mundane Revolution: Vernacularizing Science and Scientizing the Vernacular in the Long Republic, 1894-1955

Speaker: Joan Judge, Professor, Department of History, York University What can we learn from intellectual detritus? Focusing on cheap print, vernacular daily-use knowledge, and common readers in the Long Republic …

Modern China Lecture Series Featuring Joan Judge – China’s Mundane Revolution: Vernacularizing Science and Scientizing the Vernacular in the Long Republic, 1894-1955

Modern China Lecture Series featuring Yajun Mo – Touring China: A History of Travel Culture, 1912–1949

CGIS South Room S354 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

Speaker: Yajun Mo, Boston CollegeWhen and under what circumstances did modern tourism infrastructure emerge and expand in China? How did the development of tourism shape print media and travel culture? …

Modern China Lecture Series featuring Yajun Mo – Touring China: A History of Travel Culture, 1912–1949

Modern China Lecture featuring Philip Thai – Communist China’s Capitalist Front: The China Resources Company in Cold War Hong Kong

CGIS Knafel K262 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Speaker: Philip Thai, Northeastern University Philip Thai is a historian of Modern China and East Asia with research and teaching interests that include legal history, economic history, and diplomatic history. …

Modern China Lecture featuring Philip Thai – Communist China’s Capitalist Front: The China Resources Company in Cold War Hong Kong

Modern China Lecture Series featuring Taisu Zhang: The Ideological Foundations of Qing Taxation: Belief Systems, Politics, and Institutions

Room S030, CGIS South 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Speaker: Taisu Zhang, Professor of Law and History, Yale UniversityHow states develop the capacity to tax is a question of fundamental importance to political science, legal theory, economics, sociology, and …

Modern China Lecture Series featuring Taisu Zhang: The Ideological Foundations of Qing Taxation: Belief Systems, Politics, and Institutions

Modern China Lecture Series featuring Benno Weiner – This Absolutely is not a Hui Rebellion! The Ethnopolitics of Great Nationality Chauvinism in Early-Maoist China

CGIS South Room S354 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

Speaker: Benno Weiner, Associate Professor, Carnegie Mellon UniversityDr. Weiner is a historian of Modern China, Tibet and Inner Asia. His research revolves around China’s contested and possibly incomplete transition from …

Modern China Lecture Series featuring Benno Weiner – This Absolutely is not a Hui Rebellion! The Ethnopolitics of Great Nationality Chauvinism in Early-Maoist China