Alessandro Rippa (Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München): „Borderland Infrastructures: Trade, Development, and Control in Western China“


ABSTRACT: Across the Chinese borderlands, investments in large-scale transnational infrastructure such as roads and special economic zones have increased exponentially over the past two decades. Based on long-term ethnographic research, Borderland Infrastructures addresses a major contradiction at the heart of this fast-paced development: small-scale traders have lost their historic strategic advantages under the growth of […]

Lecture: Ying Zhou (Xiamen University): Education and democracy in modern China

Kulturwissenschaftliches Zentrum, KWZ 0.602 Heinrich-Düker-Weg 14, Göttingen

Abstract: Institutional change in education and the cultivation of a qualified citizenry were two sides of the same coin of developing democratic education in modern China. At stake is to understand how democratic education filled a critical role in bridging the gap between democratic ideals and political realities. This lecture will focus on teachings of […]