Labor

Citizenship and Skill in Twentieth-Century China

Professor Jacob Eyferth discusses the historical labor trends in China before the middle and twentieth century.

Harry Wu, "In the Mouth of the Dragon: U.S. and China Relations in the 21st Century"

Harry Wu, a former Chinese political prisoner and later a human rights activist, will discuss U.S.-China relations in a speech called "In the Mouth of the Dragon: U.S. and China Relations in the 21st Century."

The End of Reeducation Through Labor? Recent Developments and Prospects for Reform

A broadcast of a roundtable discussion by the Congressional-Executive Commission on China

Screening of "China Blue" with commentary by Prof. Richard Baum

“A clandestinely shot, deep access account of how the clothes we buy are actually made”

China's Changing Labor Market

The National Committee on United States-China Relations presents a discussion with Professors Albert Park and Kam Wing Chan on topics related to Chinese labor.

Radical Mind, Moderate Action: Workers’ Mobilization during Industrial Restructuring in China

The Center for Chinese Studies at UC Berkeley presents a talk with Xi Chen from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Chinese Voices

An hour-long screening of video vignettes followed by a question and answer session with digital journalists.

Cars, Currency, and Conflict:Three Issues Concerning Today’s China and How They Are Connected

Timothy Grose, a doctoral student at Indiana University, will host a discussion on cars, currency, and conflict. He will illustrate how all three element affect current economic conditions in China.

Toward a Tripartite Labor Relations System with Chinese Characteristics

Qiao Jian, Director of the Department of Employment Relations at UCLA, will give a talk on labor relations in China.

States' Gains, Labor's Losses: China, France and Mexico Choose Global Liasions, 1980 - 2000

In this explicitly comparative work, Dorothy J. Solinger (UC Irvine) examines the effects of global markets on the domestic politics of major states.

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Events

January 28, 2021 - 4:00pm

Jennifer Pan examines how China's major social assistance program, Dibao, has been used to quell dissent.

February 4, 2021 - 4:00pm

Scott Rozelle discusses his new book that looks at the stark contrast between China's rural and urban populations.