China Seminar

Kate Zhou

Kate Zhou

9 November 2000

Restless China

The November China Seminar welcomes back Professor Kate Zhou to speak on recent conditions in China. A keen student of Chinese politics and society, both rural and urban, Professor Zhou has a good deal to say about the Chinese political economy, especially after the hurdling of WTO & MFN. Professor Zhou, recipient of several prestigious academic awards, holds the following degrees: B.A. in English, Wuhan University, China (1982); Teaching Certificate in English, University of Foreign Studies, Beijing (1984); M.

10 December 1998

The Rise of Parallel (Civil) Society in China

A political science professor offers to discuss an interesting and emerging phenomenon, that of the appearance of a parallel or civil society in China, long known for its strong state and weak society. That this parallel society should find at its core intellectuals and artists who are concerned with intellectual property rights and not just economic rights is what gives this phenomenon some semblance of durability. Please come for what promises to be an interesting talk touching on intellectual property rights, U.