Shawn Shieh was an Associate Professor of Political Science at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY until 2007. He is now based in Beijing and currently a visiting scholar in an university in Beijing and teaches classes on Chinese politics and foreign relations. He is co-editor of the book, State and Society Responses to Social Welfare Needs in China: Serving the People (2009). Currently, he is engaged in a research project on the effect of the Sichuan earthquake on Chinese NGOs, and writing a book on social activism in China that profiles founders of prominent NGOs. He is also a commentator on China Radio International.
The talk will be conducted in English.
Venue: China Culture Center, Beijing, China.
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