2006 US State Department Report on Human Rights in Taiwan, March 6, 2007

March 6, 2007

This report describes the human rights practices by the Taiwanese government. Problems exist in the following areas: corruption by officials, violence and discrimination against women, trafficking in persons, and abuses of foreign workers.

Franke and Loeken, Losers and Winners (film), 2007

January 1, 2007

Maurizio Marinelli reviews the film for H-Asia.

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, "Hearing: Major Internal Challenges Facing the Chinese Leadership," February 2-3, 2006

February 2, 2006

This hearing was conducted by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on February 2-3, 2006. The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission was created by the U.S. Congress in 2000 to monitor, investigate, and submit to Congress an annual report on the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.

Zelin, The Merchants of Zigong: Industrial Entrepreneurship in Early Modern China, 2005

January 1, 2005

Thomas Hirzel reviews the book H-HistGeog, January 2009.

Special Spring Workshop: The Beijing Olympics

This workshop will discuss aspects of this change, and the economic, political, and social implication of Olympics-led urban renewal in Beijing.

Chinese Typewriters and Recursive Embodiment: Humans Embodying Machines Embodying Humans Embodying Machines

Thomas S. Mullaney will speak on typewriters in China at Columbia University.

Jobs and Kids: Female Employment and Fertility in China

Stanford University presents a discussion with Professor Hai Fang on how female off-farm employment affects fertility in China.

Chinese Labor Unions in an Era of Great Transformation: Challenges and Best Practices in Guangdong

This colloquium focuses on the changing dynamics of Chinese labor politics

Product Safety: Understanding the "Made in China" Brand (with live webcast)

This program will look at the effects of the Olympics on China and analyze many issues that China is currently facing.

China's New Labor & Employment Laws and the Three "S's:" Stresses, Straings, and Significance

The Center for Chinese Studies presents a talk with Ronald Brown on the new labor law reforms raising the rights and standards of workers throughout China.