Chinese Business & Economic History, Annual Conference and Graduate Student Professional Development Workshop

The USC-UCLA Joint East Asian Studies Center presents Chinese & Economic History, an annual conference and graduate student professional development workshop.

Date: Saturday, April 9, 2011

Time: 1pm - 5pm

Location: Social Sciences Building (SOS), USC - Room 250



Panel 1: China & Asian Trade Networks

1:00-1:20pm: Richard Von Glahn, UCLA Professor of History, "The Ningbo-Hakata Merchant Network and the Reorientation of East Asian Maritime Trade, 1150-1300"

1:20-1:30pm: Discussant Michelle Damian, USC Ph.D. student of History

1:30-1:50pm: David Kang, USC Professor of International Relations and Business & Director of Korean Studies Institute, "The Political Economy of the Tribute System, 1368-1841"

1:50-2:00pm: Discussant Guillermo Ruiz Stovel, UCLA Ph.D. student of History

2:00-2:30pm: Group Discussion 1

 2:30-3:00pm: Break

 Panel 2: Chinese Business Organization

3:00-3:20pm: Robert Chao Romero, UCLA Assistant Professor of Chicana/o Studies, "The Chinese Transnational Commercial Orbit and its Relevance to Latin American History, Asian American Studies, and Latino Studies"

3:20-3:30pm: Discussant Luman Wang, USC Ph.D. student of History

3:30-3:50pm: Brett Sheehan, USC Associate Professor of History, "Is There a Chinese Way of Doing Business? Evidence from the Song Family of Capitalists, 1900-1950"

3:40-4:00pm: Discussant Hsin-pei Liu, UCLA Ph.D. student of History

4:00-4:30pm: Group Discussion 2

 4:30-5:00pm: Closing Remarks


Sponsors: The USC East Asian Studies Center and The UCLA Asia Institute.


Parking: Parking Structure X (PSX) for $8 (Enter Gate #3 at Figueroa St. and McCarthy Way

Contact: EASC@USC.EDU or 213-740-2099


Published: Thursday, March 31, 2011