China Center 2022-2023 Lecture Series on Urbanization, Well-being, and Public Policy: China from Comparative Perspectives

By
Yushi Jie
September 29, 2022

The Columbia China Center for Social Policy will hold its 2022-2023 Lecture Series on the theme of “China Center 2022-2023 Lecture Series on Urbanization, Well-being, and Public Policy: China from Comparative Perspectives” This series covers a wide range of topics related to COVID-19 and is co-sponsored by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute. All lectures are free and open to the public.

Details of the Lecture Series can be found below as well as on the respective event pages.

  1. Juan Chen, Professor of Social Policy, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, will offer a lecture on Urbanization, Governance, and Well-being in Local China on October 28, 2022. 
  2. Eli Friedman, Associate Professor and Chair of International and Comparative Labor, Cornell University will give a book talk on his new book, The Urbanization of People—The Politics of Development, Labor Markets, and Schooling in the Chinese City.
  3. Clifton R. Emery, Associate Professor of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong will give a lecture about Maltreatment through Polyvictimization: Evidence from the Salar Ethnic Group in Qinghai, China.
  4. Xiaojin Chen, Associate Professor of Sociology, Tulane University, will present on Internalizing and Externalizing Behavior Among Left-behind Children in Rural China.
  5. Shuang Lu, Assistant Professor of Social Work, The University of Hong Kong, will give a lecture on Villagers in the City: Chinese Migrant Youth Amidst Urbanization.
  6. Alfred M. Wu, Associate Professor of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, will share the topic about Public Attitudes Towards Social Spending: Evidence from Hong Kong and Singapore.
  7. Qiaobing Wu, Associate Professor of Social Policy, Hong Kong Polytechnic University will share new findings on Youth Identity in Hong Kong.
  8. Ethan Michelson, James and Noriko Gines Department Chair in East Asian Languages and Cultures, Professor in Sociology; Academic Director of the IU China Gateway, Indiana University, will give a book talk on his new book, Decoupling: Gender Injustice in China’s Divorce Courts.

The lecture series is free and open to the public. Please register at the respective event pages for each lecture.

Columbia Affiliations
China Center for Social Policy