Center on Contemporary China

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How China and India Govern Their Cities

Mon, Dec 9, 2019, 4:30 pm

At this talk, Prof.

Location: A71 Simpson
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Social Movement and Dynamics of Identity in Hong Kong

Mon, Dec 16, 2019, 4:30 pm

Numerous studies have shown that the national identity has declined over time in Hong Kong, especially since 2008. The decline is particularly...

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

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.

THE DIRECTOR

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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