THE CHEW CONFERENCE 2017
The Future of Health, Environment, and Welfare in China
Venue: Lecture Theatre 1 – China Centre
10:30 – 10:45 Welcome speech
10:45 – 11:45 Keynote speech
Prof. Micah Muscolino
Professor of Chinese History, University of Oxford
11:45 – 12:30 Lunch break
Environmental Sustainability and Social Justice
12:30 Dr Jennifer Holdaway
Co-Director, Forum on Health, Environment and Development, School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, University of Oxford
Balancing Environmental and Social Justice: Implications of China’s Stronger Environmental Protection Policies for Rural-Urban Inequality.
12:45 Alexandra Foote
MSc graduate in Environment and Development, London School of Economics (LSE)
Community Based Ecotourism in the Tibetan Plateau
13:00 Chang Liu
PhD candidate in Chinese Studies, Jilin University Institute
Picking up the Fashionable Items from Transnational Waste: On Chinese Women’s Striving for Post-Revolutionary Chinese Femininity
13:15-13:30 Question time, chaired by Dr. Anna Lora-Wainwright
Environment and Modernity in Transitional China
13:30 Dr. Jan Erik Christensen, Independent Scholar
Confucian Philosophy, Education, and Ecological Sustainability.
13:45 Dr. Chaohua Wang, Independent Scholar
Societal Empowerment for a Better Future in China.
14:00 Coroline Goron
PhD Candiate in Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick
‘Ecological Civilization’ and the Continuation of Modernization Politics in China.
14:15-14:30 Question time, chaired by Rowan Alcock
Coffee and Tea Break (14:30-15:00)
Activism and Grassroots Movements
15:00 Dr Nicholas Loubere
Associate Senior Lecturer in the Study of Modern China, Lund University
Microcredit, Modernity and Marginalisation in Rural China.
15:15 Suzanne Barber, PhD candidate in Anthropology, Indiana University, Bloomington
We Must Not Allow the Government to Shirk Responsibilities”: The Chinese Animal Rights Movement as a Question of Chinese Citizenship.
15:30 Li Zipeng, PhD Candidate in Chinese StudieS, University of Edinburgh
Would the ‘Online Public Voice’ be Considered by the Chinese Government During the Environmental Crisis?
15:30-15:45 Question time, chaired by Irina Fedorenko
Animals and Chinese environments
15:45 Dr. Kin Wing Chan
Postdoctoral Researcher, School of Geography and Planning, University of Cardiff
The Preformative Eco-Friendly Farmers: Governmentality and Regulation of Animal Waste Practices in Hong Kong (1973-1997).
16:00 Alisha Gao, Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science with the Focus on Area Studies China/East Asia, Goethe University
Solving the Negative Externalities of Factory Farming in China.
16:15 Dr Thomas White, Teaching Associate in Anthropology, University of Cambridge
Patriotic camels and the Political Ecology of China’s Borderlands.
16:30-16:45 Question time, chaired by Dr. Loretta Lou
Coffee and Tea Break (16:45-17:15)
17:15-18:15 Roundtable Discussion
18:15-18:45 Wine reception
19:00 Conference Dinner at Zheng Restaurant