Early 20th Century Chinese Stock Exchanges in Theory and Practice | Young China Watchers

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by Hannah James on May 29th, 2015   562 views

When and Where

  • 29/05/2015
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  • Face Bar, Beijing
    26 Dongcaoyuan, Gongti Nanlu
    Beijing
    China
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Early 20th Century Chinese Stock Exchanges in Theory and Practice | Young China Watchers

Event Details

Professor Goodman’s talk will examine early 20th Chinese ideas of finance capitalism in the context of the 1921 speculative bubble in Shanghai.

There will be a cover charge payable at the door of RMB 40 for this event. The cover charge includes one free drink. Space is limited. RSVP required by May 28th.

Register here: http://www.eventbrite.hk/e/ycw-bj-bryna-goodman-early-20th-century-chinese-stock-exchanges-in-theory-and-practice-friday-may-tickets-17062597689

YCW Beijing is delighted to invite you to a talk by Bryna Goodman, professor of Chinese history at the University of Oregon. Professor Goodman’s talk will examine early 20th Chinese ideas of finance capitalism in the context of the 1921 speculative bubble in Shanghai. In China, the social integration of Western economic science and the financial institutions it naturalized was telescoped into a few short decades–a process that took considerably more than a century in Europe. In this context, the failures of the new financial institutions, like the failures of the new Chinese republic, raised questions of culture and history that would continue to haunt the new economic science.

Bryna Goodman is a professor of Chinese history at the University of Oregon. Professor Goodman received her BA from Wesleyan University and her MA and PhD from Stanford University. She has been awarded fellowships from ACLS, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Stanford Humanities Center, and the Oregon Humanities Center and visiting appointments at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (Paris), the Institut d’Asie Orientale (Lyon), and Academia Sinica (Taipei). She is the author of Native Place, City, and Nation: Regional Networks and Identities in Shanghai, 1853–1937 (University of California Press, 1995) and a coeditor of Gender in Motion: Divisions of Labor and Cultural Change in Late Imperial and Modern China (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2005) and Twentieth-century Colonialism and China: Localities, the Everyday and the World (Routledge, 2012).

Please direct any questions to beijing@youngchinawatchers.com

FaceBar
26 Dongcaoyuan, Gongti Nanlu, Beijing
北京市朝阳区工体南路东草园26
6551 6788

From south gate of Gongti, head south down on Gongti Nanlu. Then immediately east onto Dongcaoyuan, looking for the sign for FaceBar.

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