People keep moving from rural areas into cities.
C. Cindy Fan, University of California, Los Angeles
C. Cindy Fan is Professor at the UCLA Geography Department and Professor and Chair of the UCLA Department of Asian American Studies. Her research interests center on the regional and social dimensions of transitional economies, focusing specifically on labor migration, gender and migration, regional policy and inequality, and the urban system in China. Her research has been funded by four National Science Foundation grants and an award from the Luce Foundation. She has published more than fifty refereed articles, in leading disciplinary journals such as Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Economic Geography and Political Geography, and in international and interdisciplinary journals such as International Migration Review, Environment and Planning A and International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. Her book, entitled China on the Move: Migration, the State, and the Household, will be published by Routledge in late 2007. She is an editor of Regional Studies and a senior contributing editor of Eurasian Geography and Economics, and she is on the editorial board of China: An International Journal; Geographical Analysis; and Social Science Quarterly.
Kirk Denton will look at the role of politics—especially political parties—in the establishment, administration, architectural design, and historical narratives of museums in Taiwan.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a discussion with Barry Naughton on his assessment of what he and his colleagues got right and wrong in looking at China’s economy over the past four decades.