Center for the Study of Contemporary China

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Upcoming Events

Dear Yong An: The Photography of Cici Cheng
Firms as Revenue Safety Nets: Political Connections and Returns to the Chinese State
Banking on the Belt and Road: Insights from a new global dataset of 13,427 Chinese development projects
Duke Kunshan Seminar Series on Environment and History | Contemporary Crises and Unsettling Histories of Glen Canyon Dam
Between Caring and Othering: Fieldwork Reflections on the Aging Sociality of Dementia in Southern China

Featured Faculty

Pippa Morgan

Lecturer in Political Science, Duke Kunshan University

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact worldwide, and China has been at the forefront of developing vaccines to combat it. Shedding light on China’s global engagement in this critical context, Dr. Pippa Morgan, Lecturer in Political Science at Duke Kunshan University, has recently published an insightful book titled “China’s COVID-19 Vaccine Supplies to the Global South.” In her book, Dr. Morgan shares invaluable insights into the evolving role of China in the Global South, the intricacies of COVID-19 vaccine diplomacy, and the wider implications for China’s global engagement. Read More

Featured Student

Ellen(Yutong) Shi

Class of 2024

Ellen (Yutong) Shi is a driven junior at Duke Kunshan University with a passion for exploring the human world. Majoring in Culture and Movement with a track in Cultural Anthropology, Ellen has taken on the role of research assistant for a CSCC student research project titled “Business Transitions and Growth during the Pandemics: The Case of China’s digital Economic Booms under SARS and Covid-19”, collaborating closely with Professor Zhaojin Zeng. Through their joint efforts, they aim to look into the implications of digitalization and data governance on China’s government agencies. Recently, Yutong attended the annual meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Region of the Association for Asian Studies, where she impressed as the only undergraduate student in attendance. Read More

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