Best of Fall 2014!


Great news!

1. Thank you to all for helping us officially celebrate our new name

2. LRCCS is awarded competitive federal funding!

3. LRCCS, Michigan Law School, and Chinese University of Hong Kong jointly organize upcoming conference entitled "Public and Private Enforcement of Corporate and Securities Law - China and the World." 

Michigan/LRCCS faculty discuss Hong Kong protests:

4. A panel discussion was held in November; recap and full video are now available.

5. Media round-up: LRCCS director Mary Gallagher delves into the implications of Hong Kong's protests for China - first in comments made to The New Republic, then in an in-depth interview with The Huffington Post; Louisa Lim, Visiting Professor of Journalism, pens a New York Times op-ed and then stops by The Colbert Report to share her thoughts on the demonstrations. 

Always at the forefront:

6. Faculty associate Silvia Lindtner examines the role of Chinese manufacturers in hardware innovation.

7. Alumnus and sinologist David Moser revisits the issue of why Chinese is so difficult to learn in light of Mark Zuckerberg's very public attempt to speak it.

8. LRCCS faculty associate Xiaobing Tang discusses contemporary Chinese holidays

9. As Alibaba takes the U.S. markets by storm with its groundbreaking IPO, LRCCS faculty associates Nico HowsonLinda Lim and Brian Wu each reflects on the Chinese e-commerce giant's successes and challenges.   

An opportunity like no other:

10. LRCCS is pleased to announce its inaugural Post-doctoral Fellowship in the Study of China. This position is open to emerging scholars in the humanities or social sciences conducting well-designed research and writing projects. Two fellows are selected annually.

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