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Global Seminar 2018 Cohort Selected

We are pleased to announce the selected cohort for the 2018 Global Seminar!
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Upcoming Events

Estimating the Effects of Educational System Contraction: The Case of China’s Rural School Merger Initiative

Mon, Apr 16, 2018, 4:30 pm

This study estimates the impact of educational infrastructure consolidation on educational attainment using the case of China's rural school merger

Location: A71 Simpson
Audience: Free and Open to the Public

The Art of Political Repression in China

Mon, Apr 30, 2018, 4:30 pm

Authoritarian regimes often have grand designs to control and remake the societies they govern.

Location: A71 Simpson
Audience: Free and Open to the Public


Chinese welcomeFounded in 2015, the Paul and Marcia Wythes Center on Contemporary China at Princeton University advances the study of contemporary China and provides substantive analysis from social science perspectives of the dramatic sociological shifts taking place in China today.


directorYu Xie is the Bert G. Kerstetter ’66 University Professor of Sociology and has a faculty appointment at the Princeton Institute of International and Regional Studies, Princeton University.

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Recent News

Princeton seniors Jacob Cannon, Preston Lim, Samuel Maron, Emery Real Bird, Molly Reiner and Kevin Wong have been named Schwarzman Scholars. The Schwarzman Scholarship covers the cost of graduate study and living toward a one-year master's program at Tsinghua University in Beijing. 
Highlights •  Ethnic concentration negatively correlates with development in Western China. •  Counties in non-autonomous provinces have a positive and systematic correlation.
On February 6, Professor Yi Huang will give a talk on Public debt and private investment in China at 3:30 pm.


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