Center on Contemporary China


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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Within the framework of their Memorandum of Understanding, Fudan University and Princeton University have established a joint Postdoctoral Fellowship Program: Fudan-Princeton Postdoctoral Program (FPPP), aimed at training highly-qualified, early-career postdoctoral researchers in studies of Chinese economics and society problems using big data...

The Paul and Marcia Wythes Center on Contemporary China is very excited to announce Donghui Wang as one of four new Postdoctoral Research Associates arriving to Princeton University this upcoming Fall Semester.  

Princeton University alumnus and Paul and Marcia Wythes Center on Contemporary China Advisory Council member James Mi has recently accepted an award by Forbes' The Midas List as one of the best venture capital investors in the world.

The 2018 Annual Conference of the International Chinese Sociological Association (ICSA) & Princeton Research Network on Contemporary China (PRCC)

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