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Outsourcing Repression: Everyday State Power in Contemporary China

Lynette Ong, Professor of Political Science, University of Toronto

- CSCC Conference Room, PCPSE Room 418, 133 S. 36th St

How do states coerce citizens into compliance while simultaneously minimizing backlash? In Outsourcing…



The Domestic Sources of the Deterioration in US-China Relations

DA Wei, Professor of International Relations, Director of the Center for International Security and Strategy, Tsinghua University

- CSCC Conference Room, PCPSE Room 418, 133 S. 36th St

Domestic conditions have changed in dramatic fashion in both the US and China over the past two decades, leading to major shifts in domestic outlook and strategies. This talk will examine these shifts, respectively,…



Freedom Undone: The Assault on Liberal Values and Institutions in Hong Kong

Michael Davis, Global Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

- CSCC Conference Room, PCPSE Room 418, 133 S. 36th St

A lot has been written about the 2019 protests in Hong Kong and the aggressive police crackdown offered in response. Much less has been written about the more severe assault on liberal values and institutions that…



The 20th Party Congress: Toward Personalistic Autarky?

Joseph Fewsmith, Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University

- CSCC Conference Room, PCPSE Room 418, 133 S. 36th St

The Twentieth Congress of the Chinese Communist Party, held in October 2022, will go down as the congress at which Xi Jinping secured a third term, perhaps opening the way for the restoration of life-long tenure.…



Thirty Years of the Internet in China: A Retrospective (Part II)

Mar 2, 2024 - Feb 3, 2024 at - Virtual Event

Jointly organized by Center on Digital Culture and Society and Center for the Study of Contemporary China, University of Pennsylvania.

March 2, 8:00-10:15pm ET

Matt…



China's State-Owned Enterprises: Leadership, Reform, and Internationalization

Wendy Leutert, Assistant Professor of International Studies, Indiana University

- CSCC Conference Room, PCPSE Room 418, 133 S. 36th St

Why do Chinese state-owned enterprises routinely respond to central-level goals and policies in different ways, and why do their reform trajectories vary across firms and over time? This talk introduces a leadership…



The Unmaking of the Chinese Working Class

Teemu Ruskola, Professor of Law, Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Pennsylvania

- CSCC Conference Room, PCPSE Room 418, 133 S. 36th St



Political Centralization under Xi Jinping: Strategic Adaptation by Local Cadres

Jessica Teets, Professor of Political Science, Middlebury College

- CSCC Conference Room, PCPSE Room 418, 133 S. 36th St

Xi Jinping has been centralizing policymaking and supervision of local cadres beginning in 2016. Using survey data of 1,500 cadres in 28 provinces, we analyze the impact of these institutional changes on local cadres…



The Logic of Technology Transfer Policy in Rising China

John Minnich, Postdoctoral Fellow, Columbia-Harvard China and the World Program, Columbia University

- CSCC Conference Room, PCPSE Room 418, 133 S. 36th St



High Wire: How China Regulates Big Tech and Governs Its Economy

Angela Zhang, Associate Professor of Law, University of Hong Kong

- CSCC Conference Room, PCPSE Room 418, 133 S. 36th St

Co-sponsored by Center for Technology, Innovation & Competition, Penn Carey Law.

Professor Zhang discusses her new book…



Seeking Truth and Hiding Facts: Information, Ideology, and Authoritarian Rule in China

Jeremy Wallace, Professor of Government, Cornell University

- CSCC Conference Room, PCPSE Room 418, 133 S. 36th St



Markets with Bureaucratic Characteristics: How Economic Bureaucrats Make Policies and Remake the Chinese State

Yingyao Wang, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Virginia

- CSCC Conference Room, PCPSE Room 418, 133 S. 36th St

Professor Wang will discuss her forthcoming book titled Markets with Bureaucratic Characteristics: How Economic Bureaucrats Make Policies and Remake the Chinese State, by Columbia University Press. Her book…

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