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December 16, 2010

The best of Fall 2010!


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1. Two lengthy, in-depth television interviews with U-M president Mary Sue Coleman during her trip to China this summer – one at CCTV International and one with Phoenix TV (凤凰卫视).

2. Panel III of International Institute Symposium: Rethinking Area Studies, entitled “Studying Chinese Politics in an Age of Specialization” - presented by Kevin O’Brien, Alann P. Bedford Professor of Asian Studies and Professor of Political Science, University of California at Berkeley; one of the respondents was Christian de Pee, CCS faculty associate and Assistant Professor of History, U-M LS&A. Video of the other panels are also available.

3. Keynote addresses and discussion panels of the Second China Entrepreneur Forum, featuring Tian Yuan, Yasheng Huang, CCS director Mary Gallagher, Jack Hu, Stuart Hart, among other important entrepreneurs and scholars.

CCS/UM-China in the news:

4. Chinese print media outlets such as Beijing Youth Daily (北京青年报), CBN Weekly (第一财经周刊), Jiefang Daily (解放日报), and Southern People Weekly (南方人物周刊) also provided extensive coverage of the U-M visit led by President Coleman.

5. A comprehensive compilation of CCS director and associate professor of political science Mary Gallagher’s media commentary and interviews on recent labor tension and unrest in China.

6. Martin Powers, Sally Michelson Davidson Professor of Chinese Arts and Cultures at U-M and CCS faculty associate, participates in important events celebrating the work of Wu Guanzhong (吴冠中).

7. By day, he is a China Analyst at Eurasia Group; by night, he is a columnist for The Atlantic. Check out CCS alumnus Damien Ma’s China essays online.

China-related jobs and fellowships around the world:

8. Two faculty positions at Shantou University - full-time positions in Philosophy and Global History, respectively.

9. Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Sinology at Stockholm University – deadline for applications is January 31, 2011.

10. Centre for Chinese Studies at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa is looking to fill a postdoctoral research fellowship position.

Posted by zzhu at December 16, 2010 08:23 PM