Center for Social Science Research (CSSR) Understanding and Building World Community Series – November 30

The Center for Social Science Research (CSSR) Understanding and Building World Community series is pleased to present a lecture by Prof.  Jing Chen.  The title of the lecture is “The Decentralized Authoritarian Government in China”.  Prof. Chen is an assistant professor of Political Science Department at Hartwick College. She received her BA in international politics from Beijing University, China and her PhD in politics from Princeton University. She recently published a book entitled Useful Complaints: How Petitions Assist Decentralized Authoritarianism in China. In addition to her research on the petition system and decentralized authoritarianism in China, she has also published on a variety of topics, such as China’s participation in UN peacekeeping and China’s policy toward Japanese war criminals. At Hartwick, she teaches courses on comparative politics and international relations with a focus on East Asia and other developing countries.

The lecture will take place at the Morris Conference Center Craven Lounge, Wednesday, November 30, 7:00 – 8:30 pm.  Please invite your colleagues, students, friends, and yourself to participate in this timely topic.  The abstract of the lecture is available on the attached poster. chen-jing-decentralized-chinese-government