The Eighth Chinese Political Sociology Workshop

All day
Through July 20, 2018
The University of Chicago Center in Beijing
Culture Plaza 20th Floor
59A Zhongguancun Street
Haidian District, Beijing, 100872

Begins
Jul. 18

ORGANIZED BY

 

Department of Sociology, Renmin University of China,

The University of Chicago Center in Beijing, &

Department of Sociology, Zhejiang University

 

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

 

Wednesday, July 18

 

08:00        

Registration

Venue: UChicago Center in Beijing

 

08:30-08:45

Opening Ceremony

Dingxin ZHAO, Shizheng FENG

 

Session One

Globalization in History

Moderator: Ching Kwan LEE

 

08:45-09:45  

Why Empire? Empires and Their Significance in World History

Krishan KUMAR, University of Virginia

 

09:45-10:05

Q & A

 

10:05-10:25

Coffee Break

 

10:25-11:25

From Religious Conflict to Humanitarian Norms: The Historical Dynamics of Moral Globalization

Peter STAMATOV, Carlos III-Juan March Institute for the Social Sciences, Madrid; New York University Abu Dhabi

 

11:25-11:45

Q & A

 

11:45-14:00

Lunch

 

Session Two

The Global Reach of China

Moderator: Krishan KUMAR

 

14:00-15:00

The Specter of Global China: Politics, Labor and Foreign Investment in Africa

Ching Kwan LEE, University of California at Los Angeles

 

15:00-15:20

Q & A

 

15:20-15:40

Coffee Break

 

15:40-16:40

The Once and Future Middle Kingdom: Will China’s Politics Hasten or Halt China’s Quest to Become the World’s Dominant Economy? 

Jack A. GOLDSTONE, George Mason University

 

16:40-17:00

Q & A

 

Thursday, July 19

 

08:00       

Registration

Venue: UChicago Center in Beijing

 

Session Three

East Asia Dynamics in World History

Moderator: Tianbiao ZHU

 

08:30-09:10

China and the World: China’s Economic Change in a Perspective of Global History

Bozhong LI, Peking University

 

09:10-09:30

Q & A

 

09:30-10:10

The Imperial Ideology of the Han Dynasty and Its Visualization

Zhe MIAO, Zhejiang University

 

10:10-10:30

Q & A

 

10:30-10:50

Coffee Break

 

10:50-11:30

The World Historical Significance of the Millennial Engagement between the Chinese Empires and Nomads

Dingxin ZHAO, University of Chicago; Zhejiang University

 

11:30-11:50

Q & A

 

11:50-14:00

Lunch

 

Session Four

Empires, Nation-States, and Beyond

Moderator: Shizheng FENG

 

14:00-14:40

Continuity and Change: Religion and Politics in Contemporary Turkey from the Perspective of History

Tao ZAN, Peking University

 

14:40-15:00

Q & A

 

15:00-15:40

Imagined Community of Internationalism: Narrating a 20th-Century New World Order through the Third World Perspective

Zhiguang YIN, University of Exeter

 

15:40-16:00

Q & A

 

16:00-16:20

Coffee Break

 

16:20-17:00

Beyond the Nation-State: Pathways and Predicaments

Yanfei SUN, Zhejiang University

 

17:00-17:20

Q & A

 

Friday, July 20

 

08:00       

Registration

Venue: UChicago Center in Beijing

 

Session Five

Global Governance and Politics

Moderator: Dingxin ZHAO

 

08:30-09:10

The Evolution of Regime Complex in Global Governance: The Case of Genetic Data Governance

Lan XUE, Tsinghua University

 

09:10-09:30

Q & A

 

09:30-10:10

Progress and Hindrance in World Politics

Jisi WANG, Peking University

 

10:10-10:30

Q & A

 

10:30-10:50

Coffee Break

 

10:50-11:30

Globalization and the International Political-Economic System

Tianbiao ZHU, Zhejiang University

 

11:30-11:50

Q & A

 

11:50-13:40

Lunch

 

Session Six

Global Economy and Social Change

Moderator: Yanfei SUN

 

13:40-14:20  

The Second Great Transformation: The Rise of Global Financial Capitalism and Its Impacts

Dian YANG, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

 

14:20-14:40

Q & A

 

14:40-15:20

Do International Rules Matter? The Evolution of Transnational AIDS Governance and Its Impact on State Behavior

Yan LONG, University of California, Berkeley

 

15:20-15:40

Q & A

 

15:40-16:00

Coffee Break

 

16:00-16:40

The Other Face of Global Cities: Informal Housing and Urban Governance in Megacities of China, India, and Brazil

Yue ZHANG, University of Illinois at Chicago

 

16:40-17:00

Q & A

 

17:00-17:20

Closing Remarks 

Dingxin ZHAO, Shizheng FENG

 

Speakers and Organizers

 

Jack A. GOLDSTONE

Virginia E. and John T. Hazel Professor of Public Policy, School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs, George Mason University

Research Interests: Revolutions and Social Movements; Comparative Economic Development; Comparative Politics; Conflict and Rebellion; Democracy; Fragile States; Political Demography

 

Krishan KUMAR

University Professor and William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Sociology, University of Virginia

Research Interests: Empires; Nations and Nationalism; Utopias; Revolutions; Historical Sociology; Global History; History of Social Thought

 

Ching Kwan LEE

Professor of Sociology, University of California at Los Angeles

Research Interests: Labor; Political Sociology; Development; Global South; Comparative and Global Ethnography

 

Peter STAMATOV

Distinguished Researcher and Santander Chair, Carlos III-Juan March Institute for the Social Sciences, Madrid; Associate Professor of Social Research and Public Policy, New York University Abu Dhabi

Research Interests: Global and Transnational Processes; Historical Comparative Sociology; Culture; Religion; Social Movements; Humanitarianism; Ethnicity and Nationalism; Empires and Imperialism

 

冯仕政 (FENG Shizheng)

教授,中国人民大学社会学系

Professor, Department of Sociology, Renmin University of China

研究兴趣:政治社会学;历史社会学;社会运动与革命

Research Interests: Political Sociology; Historical Sociology; Social Movements and Revolutions

 

李伯重 (LI Bozhong)

北京大学人文讲席 教授,北京大学历史学系

PKU Chair Professor of Humanities, Department of History, Peking University

研究兴趣:经济史;明清史;全球史

Research Interests: Economic History; Late Imperial Chinese History; Global History

 

龙 彦  (LONG Yan)

助理教授,加州大学伯克利分校社会学系

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley

研究兴趣:政治社会学;全球公共卫生;跨国社会运动;国际组织

Research Interests: Political Sociology; Global Health; Transnational Social Movement; International Organizations

 

缪 哲 (MIAO Zhe)

教授,浙江大学文化遗产研究院、考古与艺术博物馆

Professor, Institute of Cultural Heritage, Museum of Art and Archaeology, Zhejiang University

研究兴趣:中国早期艺术史

Research Interests: Art History of Early China

 

孙砚菲 (SUN Yanfei)

副教授,浙江大学社会学系

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Zhejiang University

研究兴趣:宗教社会学;帝国;历史社会学

Research Interests: Sociology of Religion; Empires; Historical Sociology

 

王缉思 (WANG Jisi)

教授,北京大学国际关系学院

Professor, School of International Studies, Peking University

研究兴趣:世界政治;美国外交;中国外交;亚太安全

Research Interests: World Politics; U.S. Foreign Policy; Chinese Foreign Policy; Security in Asia-Pacific

 

薛 澜 (XUE Lan)

教授,清华大学公共管理学院

Professor, School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University

研究兴趣:科技与创新政策;危机管理;全球治理;可持续发展

Research Interests: Science & Technology Policy; Crisis Management; Global Governance; Sustainable Development

 

杨 典 (YANG Dian)

副研究员,中国社会科学院社会学研究所

Associate Professor, Institute of Sociology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

研究兴趣:经济社会学;组织社会学;发展社会学;全球化

Research Interests: Economic Sociology; Organizational Sociology; Sociology of Development; Globalization

 

殷之光 (YIN Zhiguang)

助理教授,英国艾克赛特大学人文学院

Lecturer in Chinese, College of Humanities, University of Exeter, UK

研究兴趣:中国现代思想史;19-20世纪国际关系史;全球史(主要关注中国与中东地区);冷战与第三世界

Research Interests: Intellectual History of Modern China; History of International Relations of the 19–20th Century; Global History (focusing on China and the Middle East); Cold War and the Third World

 

昝 涛(ZAN Tao)

副教授,北京大学历史学系

Associate Professor, Department of History, Peking University

研究兴趣:世界近现代史;中东与内亚近现代史;民族主义;宗教与现代化

Research Interests: Modern World History; Modern History of the Middle East; Modern History of Inner Asia; Nationalism; Religion and Modernization

 

张 杨 (ZHANG Yang)

助理教授,美利坚大学国际服务学院

Assistant Professor, School of International Service, American University

研究兴趣:比较历史社会学;政治社会学;抗争政治;政治网络;社会科学哲学

Research Interests: Comparative Historical Sociology; Political Sociology; Contentious Politics; Political Networks; Philosophy of Social Sciences

 

张 玥 (ZHANG Yue)

副教授,伊利诺伊大学芝加哥分校政治学系

Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Illinois at Chicago

研究兴趣:比较政治学;城市政治学;文化政策

Research Interests: Comparative Politics; Urban Politics; Cultural Policy

 

赵鼎新 (ZHAO Dingxin)

Max Palevsky Professor, Department of Sociology, The University of Chicago; Professor, Department of Sociology, Zhejiang University

Max Palevsky讲座教授,芝加哥大学社会学系; 教授,浙江大学社会学系

研究兴趣:社会科学方法;历史社会学;社会运动

Research Interests: Methodology of Social Sciences; Historical Sociology; Social Movements

 

朱天飚 (ZHU Tianbiao)

教授,浙江大学社会学系、人文高等研究院

Professor, Department of Sociology and Institute for Advanced Study in Humanities and Social Sciences, Zhejiang University

研究兴趣:国际与比较政治经济学

Research Interests: International and Comparative Political Economy