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Is Minority Unrest China’s Achilles Heel? The Case of Tibet – Melvyn C. Goldstein Tue. April 20th, 2010
4:30 pm-6:00 pm

Melvyn C. Goldstein
Is Minority Unrest China’s Achilles Heel? The Case of Tibet
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
China’s rapid rise to economic and military superpower status belies certain internal flaws that have serious ramifications for China’s future stability. …Read more.

Village Elections and Governance? – Qingshan Tan Tue. March 23rd, 2010
4:30 pm-6:00 pm

Qingshan Tan
Village Elections and Governance?
Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Village elections have been implemented throughout China for more than a decade. In spite of improvements in the election process and villagers’ increasing awareness of democratic rights, the elections are widely viewed as producing little effect on village governance. …Read more.

History Department Lecture Thu. March 18th, 2010
11:30 am-1:00 pm

“Reconstructing Wifehood in Madras: Devadasis, Feminist Agency, and the Colonial Archive”
Lecture by Dr. Mytheli Sreenivas, Associate Professor of History at Ohio State
Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 11:30 AM
Mather House 100
Flyer for History Department Lecture (PDF) …Read more.

China: A Security Perspective – Albert S. Willner Tue. February 23rd, 2010
4:30 pm-6:00 pm

Albert S. Willner
China: A Security Perspective
Tuesday, February 23, 2010
China’s security perceptions, requirements and priorities are changing in response to a host of internal and external drivers. …Read more.

China at 60: Myths and Realities Tue. January 26th, 2010
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Spring 2010 Asian Studies Lecture Series
All lectures held at 4:30 p.m.
(with receptions at 4:00 p.m. on Jan. 26 and Feb. 23)
Free and open to the public
Mandel Center for Non-Profit Organizations
11402 Bellflower Road, Cleveland
Visitor Parking: metered lots at corner of Euclid and Ford, and on Bellflower Road across from Mandel Center; Campus Center Garage (below Severance Hall, entrance on East Blvd.)
Sponsored by the Asian Studies Program with funding from the Mitzie Levine Verne and Daniel Verne Endowment for Asian Studies. …Read more.

How Fragile Is China? – Paul E. Schroeder Tue. January 26th, 2010
4:30 pm-6:00 pm

Paul E. Schroeder
How Fragile is China?
Tuesday, January 26, 2010
Many believe that China is quickly becoming a major superpower challenging the U.S.  China faces challenges, however, that question this assumption. …Read more.


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