People keep moving from rural areas into cities.
Science and Technology
LRCCS Noon Lecture Series ~ Is Lying Contagious? Spatial Diffusion of Agricultural “Satellites” During China’s Great Leap Forward
The University of Michigan's Center for Chinese Studies presents a talk by Hongwei Xu on Agricultural Satellites during the Great Leap Forward.
Join ChinaFile and five writers—Orville Schell, Peter Hessler, Evan Osnos, Zha Jianying, and Jiayang Fan—for a look back at their four decades of reporting on China for The New Yorker. The event will be moderated by David Remnick, Editor of The New Yorker.
University of Michigan Center for Chinese Studies hosts a talk with Judd Kinzley on the relationship between oil and state development in Xinjiang.
The authors of Nuclear Debates in Asia: The Role of Geopolitics and Domestic Processes, will speak at the Elliott School on what drives these discussions, where the center of gravity of debates lies in each country, and what this means for regional cooperation or competition and U.S. nuclear energy and nonproliferation policy in Asia.
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.