CHEW Conference 2014: Schedule

Health, Environment and Welfare in a Changing China

Date: ​​30 April 2014
Time: ​​10:30 am – 5:30 pm
Venue:​ E P Abraham Lecture Theatre, Green Templeton College, University of Oxford

10:30 am​ Welcome and introduction

10:45 am​ HEALTH panel

Therese Hesketh, University College London, Impact of Demographic Change in China

Tara Garnett, The Food Climate Research Network, University of Oxford, ‘Transformations in China’s food system: the implications for nutrition, health and the environment’

Anna Lora-Wainwright, University of Oxford (S), Doing anthropology of cancer in rural China.

12:15 pm ​Lunch

1:00 pm​ Keynote speech

Michael Hathaway, Simon Fraser University: The Emergence of Global Environmentalism in China

1:30 pm ​ENVIRONMENT panel

Sam Geall,, Green movements in China,

Lei Zhou, Oriental Danology Institute, Vivideath: Mapping Chinese Rivers on the Wane (S)

Guy Leung, King’s College London, A Supply Chain Approach to China’s Natural Gas Transition: Actors and Institutions,

3:00 pm​ Coffee break

3:30 pm ​WELFARE panel

Chengzhi Yi, East China University of Political Science and Law, How Public Service Resources Are Allocated in Metropolitan Rural-urban Fringe Zones

Tim Pringle, SOAS, Labour in China: From a ‘moment’ to a movement?

• Daniel Morley The Chinese working class in revolution from 1911 to today

5:00 pm ​Concluding remarks

Isabel Hilton OBE

5:30 pm Wine reception


(S) = to speak via Skype


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