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Symposium: Who Decides in China’s Rapid Urbanization? An Interdisciplinary Inquiry into the New Chinese City
September 25, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
SCHEDULE12:00-1:00 pm: Lunch buffet, GEC 4003 1:00-1:15 pm: Welcome and Introduction, Nelson Mandela Auditorium – Morgan Pitelka, Director, Carolina Asia Center 1:15-2:15 MARGINAL URBAN RESIDENTS Mimi V. Chapman, Associate Professor in the School of Social Work, UNC-CH, “Low-Income Residents in Shanghai: How they see their lives in China’s Changing Economy.” Kate Muessig, Assistant Professor, Gillings School of Global Public Health, “‘If not for the money’: Straight men who sell sex to men in urban China.” (Read by Morgan Pitelka) Discussion and questions 2:15-3:45 PLACES OF EMPLOYMENT Yan Song, Professor, City and Regional Planning, UNC-CH, “How have changes in employment location affected the job access by the urban poor in Chinese cities?” Haiying Zeng, Professor of Economics, Guizhou University, Guiyang, China, “Home-returning Entrepreneurship and Urbanization: A case study of Cengong Industrial Park of Guizhou China.” Haozhe Zhang, Director of Design Office, Urban Planning and Design Institute of Harbin Institute of Technology. “Rash or Farsighted? Rejuvenation Strategy of Old Industry Cities of Northeast China.” Discussion and questions 3:45-4:15 Refreshments 4:15-5:45 URBANIZATION Robin Visser, Associate Professor and Chair, Asian Studies Department, “Urbanization Planning, Cultural Cities, and Spectacle.” Yong Cai, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, “Decomposing and Projecting China’s Urbanization: 1982-2030.” Yanmei Ye, Professor and Dean of the College of Urban Land Management from Zhejiang University and a visiting scholar in the Program of Chinese Cities, “Revitalizing China’s Rural Society: A Case of the Dual Division and Replacement Reform in Urban and Rural Areas.” (Read by Ke Peng) Chun Zhang, Associate Professor and Deputy Chair, Beijing Jiaotong University, School of Architecture and Design, Beijing, China; and Joyce Man, Professor, Indiana University, School of Public Affairs, Bloomington, “Determinants of China’s urbanization.” (Presented by Skype) Discussion and questions 6-7 PM DINNER, GEC 4003
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