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NYU-ECNU ISD Monthly Seminar Series

This Seminar Series is a monthly interdisciplinary seminar open to all members of NYU Shanghai and ECNU, as well as broader intellectual community in Shanghai area, to share research to foster ideas, spark collaboration, and build our research community. 

Past Seminars

February 28: Nicholas Tapp (Director, Research Institute of Anthropology at ECNU; Professor Emeritus, Australian National University), “Zomia, Scott and Tribal Peoples: A Critical Consideration of ‘History as Choice’ Argument”

March 12: Barbara Coulson (British Citizens Advice Bureau), “Volunteers in the Judiciary? Surely Not! The Role of Active Citizens and Civil Society in Delivering Public Services and Developing Social Policy: A UK and European Perspective”  

February 28th Seminar

March 12th Seminar

March 28th Seminar

Spring 2014 Schedule – Upcoming Seminars

Seminars are usually held on the last Friday of every month from February to May. Presentations are 1:00-2:00 pm; light refreshment will be served.

April 25: Chien-Chung Huang (Professor, School of Social Work at Rutgers University), Topic TBA

May 23: Wen-Jui Han (Professor, Silver School of Social Work at NYU; Co-Director, NYU-ECNU Institute for Social Development at NYU Shanghai), Topic TBA