Xiang Zhou, the Postdoctoral Fellow for the Paul and Marcia Wythes Center on Contemporary China for 2015-2016, has received an appointment as an Assistant Professor of Government at Harvard University starting July, 2016.
The Office of Development has recently showcased the Paul and Marcia Wythes Center on Contemporary China on its website.
In an recent Q&A, the Paul and Marcia Wythes Center on Contemporary China Director, Yu Xie, responded to questions on the end of China's long-held one-child family planning policy. He said that
The Paul and Marcia Wythes Center on Contemporary China is pleased to announce that it will be co-sponsoring a PIIRS Global Seminar entitled "Contemporary Chinese Society". The course is six weeks long and will be taught in Beijing with two weekend excursions to western and southern China.
Family class labels assigned by the Chinese Communist government in 1950 still affected levels of schooling and job status in 1996, even though the labels were abolished in 1979, Donald Treiman argued in a lecture on Monday.
CCC Director Yu Xie and PIIRS Director Mark Beissinger sat down with the staff of the Daily Princetonian to share their vision for the new center and upcoming plans for courses centered around China, including a new Global Seminar in Beijing planned for Summer 2016. Full article here.
On October 19, at 4:30 pm in Robertson Hall, Bowl 1, Professor Don Treiman of UCLA will give a talk entitled "The Consequences of Political Class Background (Jiating Chushen) in the People’s Republic of China."
The Nobel Prize for medicine has been jointly awarded this year to three scientists for their work on parasitic diseases. Half of the award goes to Ireland's William Campbell and Japan's Satoshi Omura, who discovered a new drug to treat infections caused by roundworm parasites.
The Paul and Marcia Wythes Center on Contemporary China of the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) invites applications for a postdoctoral research associate. This is a full time, 12-month appointment with a preferred start date of September 1, 2016, with a possibility for reappointment based on satisfactory...