Speakers: Adam Yuet Chau, Lecturer in the Social Anthropology of China, University of London
Richard Madsen, Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology, University of California, San Diego
Robert Weller, Professor and Chair of Anthropology and Research Associate, Institute on Culture, Religion and World Affairs, Boston University
Presider: Susan R. Weld, Research Fellow, East Asian Legal Studies, Harvard Law School
June 11, 2008
This is part of the Religion and Foreign Policy Symposia Series, which is made possible by the generous support of the Henry Luce Foundation.
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