China Seminar

Dru Gladney

Dru Gladney

13 August 2009

Urumqi – Guantanamo – Palau: Global Paths of China’s Uyghurs

Dru C. Gladney, President of the Pacific Basin Institute and Professor of Anthropology at Pomona College, a research foundation widely recognized for its work enhancing understanding among the nations of the Pacific Rim, will delineate “China’s Xinjiang Problem” for the Seminar. A frequent commentator on CNN and other news media, Gladney has authored and edited numerous books: Dislocating China: Muslims, Minorities, and Other Subaltern Subjects (University of Chicago Press, 2004). Others are: Muslim Chinese: Ethnic Nationalism in the People’s Republic (2nd edition 1996); Ethnic Identity in China: The Making of a Muslim Minority Nationality (1998); Making Majorities: Constituting the Nation in Japan, China, Korea, Malaysia, Fiji, Turkey, and the U.

18 March 1999

China & Central Asia: Transnational Exchanges

Dr. Dru Gladney is the Dean of Academics at the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. Prior to coming to the Center, Dr. Gladney was Senior Research Fellow at the East-West Center and Professor of Asian Studies and Anthropology at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa. He is currently on extended leave from that position. Dr. Gladney conducts research on ethnic and cultural nationalism, focusing on issues of identity, economy, national state formation, transnationalism, national security and political development.

8 May 1997

Muslim Ethnic Separatism in China: The View from Istanbul

The accounts of ethnic unrest in China’s Northwest of recent months are part of a much larger and longer story of the multi-ethnic mosaic of China, not of constant unrest, but certainly of the multiplicity of ethnicities and contrasts in aspirations and expectations. Dr. Dru C. Gladney returns to speak to the China Seminar on this important subject. Dru C. Gladney is Senior Research Fellow at the East-West Center, and Associate Professor of Asian Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

12 May 1994

China's New Silk Road: Reflections on People and Places Along the New Central Asian Borderlands

Please join us for a look at the changing dynamics of the Central Asian States for China’s future development. This talk will address Premier Li Peng’s recent statement on his April trip to Kazakstan, Kyrgyzia, Turkministan, and Usbekistan that China would like to build a “new Silk Road.” Dru C. Gladney, who received his Ph.D. in social antropology from the University of Washington, Seattle, in 1987, is currently serving in a joint appointment as a research fellow in the Program for Cultural Studies at the East-West Center and as associate professor in Asian Studies at the University of Hawaii.