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November 2019

Part II: Local Knowledge, Legal Transplants and the Struggle over Limited Liability

November 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

University Seminar Please join for a lecture with: Madeleine Zelin, Dean Lung Professor of Chinese Studies History and East Asian Languages and Cultures Departments, Columbia University   This is event is part two of a this year's Schoff Memorial Lecture Series entitled, "China Semi-Incorporated: The Battle for a Chinese Legal Modernity in the Early Twentieth Century." Law was central to China’s early twentieth century transformation from empire to republic. This transformation not only uprooted the foundations of political life. It…

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The Third Wave of Globalization and China’s Diplomacy in the Context of New Pattern of Geopolitics

November 21 @ 12:10 pm - 1:00 pm

Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies Event   Please join us for a lecture with: Hao Su, Director of Center for Strategic and Peace Studies and Professor Department of Diplomacy, China Foreign Affairs University Moderated by: Peter Clement, Visiting Senior Research Scholar Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies; Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs Columbia University   Since the modern times, the world has undergone three waves of globalization. The first wave started…

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Part III: What is Law when East meets West: The Lessons of the Ming Sung Umbrella Factory Case in the Shanghai International Mixed Court

November 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

University Seminar Please join for a lecture with: Madeleine Zelin, Dean Lung Professor of Chinese Studies History and East Asian Languages and Cultures Departments, Columbia University   This is event is part three of a this year's Schoff Memorial Lecture Series entitled, "China Semi-Incorporated: The Battle for a Chinese Legal Modernity in the Early Twentieth Century." Law was central to China’s early twentieth century transformation from empire to republic. This transformation not only uprooted the foundations of political life. It…

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December 2019

From Criminalization to Liberation: Organizing Migrant Asian Sex Workers Across Oceans

December 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Center of the Study of Ethnicity and Race Event Join us for a discussion organized by Red Canary Song: KK de la Vida Chanelle Gallant Elene Lam Elena Shih Kate Zen Moderated by Yin Q Introduced by Mae Ngai How might treating migrant sex work as labor rather than as a problem change policies, transform communities and create new futures? This conversation centers theories and practices that emerge from organizing with Asian sex worker communities embedded in complex migration networks…

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Inner Asian Islam in Qianlong-era Beijing

December 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Weatherhead East Asian Institute Event Please join for a lecture with: David Brophy, Associate Research Scholar, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University; Lecturer in Modern Chinese History, University of Sydney   Moderated by: Eugenia Lean, Director, Weatherhead East Asian Institute; Associate Professor of Chinese history, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures.   In the mid-eighteenth century, following the Qing conquest of Xinjiang, a new community of Muslims came into being in the Inner City of Beijing,…

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