Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Seminar: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | April 24 | 9-9:30 a.m. | Barrows Hall, Radio broadcast, ON-AIR ONLY, 90.7 FM
Juliet Lu, Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management; Erik Sathe, Department of Integrative Biology
Juliet is a political ecologist studying the power dynamics involved with the rubber production industry in China and in Laos. In the interview, Juliet explains how political ecology is useful as a lens to explore the interplay of government policy, industry, and conservation.
Information Session: Center for Chinese Studies | April 24 | 2-3:30 p.m. | East Asian Library, Rm. 341
Introduction to selected Chinese research resources on Sinology in both print and electronic format.
Colloquium: Center for Chinese Studies | April 24 | 4 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Christopher Rea, University of British Columbia
Weihong Bao, East Asian Languages and Cultures, UC Berkeley
Why do collections of swindle stories appear at certain times and places? In China, for example, the swindle story has experienced bursts of popularity during the late Ming, the early Republican era, the early Mao era, and during the last 20 years. And comparable works exist around the world. What, for example, do Zhang Yingyus Book of Swindles (Ming China, 1617), Richard Kings The New Cheats... More >