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UNIVERSITY of PENNSYLVANIA

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Contemporary China

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11:00am

Sign in and Reception

 

12:00-12:10pm

Opening Remarks

 

12:10-12:30pm

First Keynote Address

Professor Lyle Goldstein, Founding Director of the China Maritime Studies Institute, U.S. Naval War College

 

12:30-2:00pm

Panel 1: China on the World Stage

From Insitutional ‘Purchase’ to Institutional ‘Investment’

Meicen Sun, Ph.D. Candidate in International Relations, University of Pennsylvania

Moving Forward While Looking Back

Stephen Xenakis, Undergraduate student, Georgetown University

The Brief, Wondrous Life of Wokai

Daniel Tam-Claiborne, M.A. Candidate in Global Affairs at Yale University

 

2:00-2:30pm

Break

 

2:30-2:50pm

Second Keynote Address

Professor Xiaoze Xie, Paul L. & Phyllis Wattis Professor of Arts at Stanford University

 

2:50-4:20pm

Panel 2: Domestic China

Do village elections select better-qualified leaders?

Mi Luo, Ph.D. Candidate in Economics, New York University

Mapping the Space for Protest in China

Yao Li, Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology, Johns Hopkins University

Status and Educational Homogamy in Reforming China

Yun Zhou, Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology, Harvard University
Maocan Guo,  Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology, Harvard University

Moderator: Ran Liu, Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania

 

4:20-4:30pm

Closing Remarks