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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

On Friday, May 26th, Dr. Hao Dong was invited to present at Harvard's CBDB Friday Talk Series. His talk was titled "The Power of Family in East Asia: Insights from New Historical Population Registration Microdata." 
Challenges to Children’s Welfare in Contemporary China 2017 Center for the Study of Contemporary China Annual Conference | Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - Wednesday, April 26, 2017 | Silverman 245, Levy Conference Room, Penn Law School 
Yu Xie recently published an article on the influence of social networks on scholastic career outcomes in the leading journal Science.


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