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

Robert Joseph Barnett
Director, Modern Tibet Studies Program Columbia University, Weatherhead East Asian Institute
rjb58@columbia.edu

Professor William Charles Wooldridge
Assistant Professor, Lehman College, CUNY, History
william.wooldridge@lehman.cuny.edu

Rapporteur
Dongxin Zou
dz2245@columbia.edu


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