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CANCELLED: Tian’anmen 25 Years on and the Party Is Still There

THIS EVENT IS ARCHIVED
Frank Pieke

Frank Pieke

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

CANCELLED

Frank Pieke ( Chair Professor, Modern China Studies, Leiden University)

Date: 2 June 2014Time: 5:00 PM

Finishes: 2 June 2014Time: 7:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College BuildingsRoom: G50

Type of Event: Seminar

Series: SOAS China Institute Monday Forums

This event has been cancelled.  Please note that a new seminar has been scheduled on this date: June Fourth 1989: An Overview

Biography

Frank Pieke studied cultural anthropology and Chinese studies at the University of Amsterdam and the University of California, Berkeley, where he received his Ph.D. in 1992. After lectureships in Leiden and Oxford, he was appointed chair professor in modern China studies at Leiden University in 2010. Pieke is coordinator of the Leiden University research profile area Asian Modernities and Traditions. Pieke’s work on contemporary Chinese society and politics on focuses on the changing role of the Chinese Communist Party. His most recent book is The Good Communist: Elite Training and State Building in Today’s China (Cambridge University Press, 2009). Pieke’s other specialization is Chinese international migration. In 2004 he published Transnational Chinese: Fujianese Migrants in Europe  with Stanford University Press. Pieke’s current research revolves around foreign immigrant groups in China.

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