Modern East Asia: China

  • Founded
    1957
  • Seminar Number
    443

This seminar is concerned with the politics, society, culture, and international relations of China from the early nineteenth century to the present. Its broader purpose is to explore the evolution of Chinese civilization over the past century of revolution and rapid social change. Papers—work in progress—are circulated to members and associates in advance of each meeting. Authors are asked to give a brief oral introduction, after which a discussant comments. The entire remainder of each session is comprised of members’ reactions to the paper and the author’s responses.

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Co-Chairs
Professor Robert Joseph Barnett
rjb58@columbia.edu

Professor William Charles Wooldridge
william.wooldridge@lehman.cuny.edu

Rapporteur
Nataly Shahaf
ns3050@columbia.edu


Meeting dates and locations are subject to change. Please confirm details with the seminar rapporteur.

Welcome

Meetings

09/14/2017 Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Room 918, Columbia University
7:00 PM
Knowing Individuals: Building a Fingerprinting Profession in 1920s Beijing
Daniel Asen, Rutgers University

Discussant: Chuck Wooldridge, Lehman College, CUNY



10/12/2017 Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Room 918, Columbia University
7:00 PM
The Turning Point: Li Choh-ming and the Kuashang Orientation at The Chinese University
Peter Hamilton, Columbia University
Abstract

Discussant: David Weiman, Barnard College, Columbia University



11/09/2017 Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Room 918, Columbia University
7:00 PM
tbd
Mimi Zou, Columbia University and the Chinese University of Hong Kong




12/14/2017 Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Room 918, Columbia University
7:00 PM

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02/08/2018 Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Room 918, Columbia University
7:00 PM

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03/08/2018 Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Room 918, Columbia University
7:00 PM

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04/27/2018 Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Room 918, Columbia University
7:00 PM

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05/10/2018 Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Room 918, Columbia University
7:00 PM

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