[PAST EVENT] WMCI Distinguished Scholar Lecture: Harvard Professor Elizabeth Perry

April 6, 2015
4pm - 5:15pm
Blow Memorial Hall, Room 201
262 Richmond Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
A fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship, Dr. Perry sits on the editorial boards of over a dozen major scholarly journals, holds honorary professorships at eight Chinese universities, and has served as the President of the Association for Asian Studies. Her current research focuses on cultural governance and the politics of higher education in modern and contemporary China. Among the numerous awards Dr. Perry has received, her book, Shanghai on Strike: the Politics of Chinese Labor (1993), won the John King Fairbank prize from the American Historical Association, and her article, "Chinese Conceptions of Rights" (2008), won the Heinz Eulau award from the American Political Science Association.

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