2014 No.4
Event: Public Lectures by Professor Dorothy J. Solinger and Professor Thomas P. Bernstein
Professor Dorothy J. Solinger, an ICS Visiting Professor, and Professor Thomas P. Bernstein, an ICS Honorary Adjunct Professor, were invited to deliver public lectures on 6 November and 26 November 2014, respectively. Both lectures were co-organised by the Institute of Chinese Studies and the Department of Government & Public Administration.

Professor Dorothy J Solinger, an ICS Distinguished Visiting Professor, delivered a lecture entitled 'Three models of Chinese welfare: Confucian values and their variable applications' on 6 November 2014.

As Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Irvine, Dorothy Solinger has published, edited and co-edited numerous books. The most recent works are Contesting Citizenship in Urban China: Peasants, the State and the Logic of the Market (California, 1999, winner of the Joseph R. Levenson prize of the Association for Asian Studies); States' Gains, Labor's Losses: China, France and Mexico Choose Global Liaisons (Cornell, 2009, selected as an 'outstanding academic title' by Choice magazine), and Socialism Vanquished, Socialism Challenged: Eastern Europe and China, 1989–2009 (Oxford, 2012, co-edited with Nina Bandelj). In all, professor Solinger has authored nearly 100 articles and book chapters. Currently, she is working on a book about China's urban poor. She was Chair of the China and Inner Asia Council of the Association for Asian Studies (2013–14) and is currently a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Institute of Chinese Studies and the Department of Government and Public Administration at CUHK.

On 26 November 2014, Professor Thomas P Bernstein delivered a lecture entitled 'Evaluating Mao Zedong's role in the Great Leap Forward famine, 1958–1960'. He is the Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Columbia University, and is currently the Honorary Adjunct Professor at the Institute of Chinese Studies.

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Prof. Dorothy J. Solinger
Prof. Thomas P. Bernstein
ICS and Me
Event: 2014 ICS Luncheon IV – Stories of Fu Baoshi: Multiple Duplicates of the Same Paintings
Event: 2014 ICS Luncheon V – On the Research and the Upcoming Exhibition of Hindustan Jades
Event: Public Lectures by Professor Dorothy J. Solinger and Professor Thomas P. Bernstein
Event: Public Lecture by Dr Dimitri Drettas on 'Dream cutouts and ghostly interactions – The shaping and transmission of Chinese oneirocritique'
Event: Workshop and Lectures on Mughal Jade – Art Museum
Event: Workshop on the Naxi Language – T.T. Ng Chinese Language Research Centre
Event: The 3rd Renditions Distinguished Lecture Series on Literary Translation – Research Centre for Translation
New Publications
Event Highlights: ICS Luncheon
Event Highlights: Splendid Images: Chinese Paintings from the Eryi Caotang Collection – Art Museum
Event Highlights: Open Books: Artists and the Chinese Folding Books – Art Museum
Event Highlights: USC 50th Anniversary International Conference: Ideology, Power and Transition in China, and the 11th Graduate Seminar on China (GSOC) – Universities Service Centre for China Studies
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