Stanford ChinaRains (http://chinarains.stanford.edu) invites you to
A Conversation With Prof. Xueguang Zhou
Thursday, November 9th, 5:30-8:00 PM
@ Nairobi Room
GRADUATE COMMUNITY CENTER
750 Escondido Road, Stanford, CA 94305
We are very pleased to announce that Prof. Xueguang Zhou has accepted our invitation to have a conversation with current Chinese graduate students.
It is an informal and open-end conversation. The purpose of this conversation is to provide a chance for Chinese graduate students to hear some suggestions and advice on study, research, job search in academia from a successful Chinese professor. We can also discuss some academic issues on contemporary China.
We cordially invite you to this meeting and conversation with Prof. Zhou. Don’t miss this great opportunity to talk with a distinguished Chinese professor! Please be prepared to bring your questions!
DINNER WILL BE SERVED AT 5:30PM, SO PLEASE REPLY ASAP (NO LATER THAN TUESDAY, NOV. 7 ) SO THAT WE CAN HAVE A HEADCOUNT FOR THE FOOD.
Bio. Of Prof. Zhou:
Xueguang Zhou is a professor of sociology and an FSI senior fellow here at Stanford. Before joining Stanford in 2006, Prof. Zhou taught at Cornell University, Duke University, and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He is a guest professor at Peking University, Tsinghua University, and Renmin University of China. He received his PhD.D. in sociology from Stanford University in 1991. His main area of research is institutional changes in contemporary Chinese society, focusing on Chinese organizations and management, social inequality, and state-society relationships.
His recent publications include The State and Life Chances in Urban China: Redistribution and Stratification, 1949-1994, Cambridge University Press 2004, "The Institutional Logic of Occupational Prestige Ranking" American Journal of Sociology, 2005, "Chinese Bureaucracy in Transition: Changing Promotion Patterns in the Post-Mao Era" (with Wei Zhao) Organization Science 2004, " Embeddedness and Contractual relationships in China's transitional economy" (with Wei Zhao, Qiang Li, He Cai) American Sociological Review, 2003.
Xinping Li & Xiaobin He
ChinaRains at Stanford