Ostrom Symposium on the Commons, Governance and Collective Action in China

On December 7, 2016 the RCCPB and the China Ostrom Society hosted the “Ostrom Symposium on the Study of the Commons, Governance, and Collective Action in China” at the IU China Gateway. The event was opened by IU President Michael McRobbie who delivered an address memorializing the Ostroms and their legacy at Indiana University and beyond. Following the first session in memory of Elinor and Vincent Ostrom, the symposium attendees spent the remainder of the day discussing ongoing research projects and applications for methods on Chinese issues. For more information, the agenda, and Chinese language minutes from the event visit our "News" section.

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Senior Associate, Adam Liff, awarded prestigious Abe Fellowship

RCCPB Senior Associate and Assistant Professor of East Asian International Relations Adam Liff has been selected to receive the 2016 Abe Fellowship. Awarded annually to a small number of scholars, the Fellowship supports research on topics of pressing global concern with the goal of strengthening intellectual cooperation and greater understanding of the US in Japan, and Japan in the US. Prof. Liff will be on leave during the next academic year as he completes the fellowship.

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China Remixed Events and Happenings this Spring at IU

The IU Bloomington Arts and Humanities Council presents the largest festival dedicated to Chinese arts and culture ever hosted in the Midwest. It features world-renowned scholars and journalists, acclaimed novelists, Grammy award winning musicians, and comedians. Included in the festival will be a 20-film series on post-revolution film at the IU Cinema, separate exhibits on quilts from southwest China and the 798 Art Zone at the Mathers Museum of World Culture, an exhibition of video art showcased in the Indiana Memorial Union and the Media School, and a concert series featuring Chinese composers and performers from the Jacobs School of Music

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IU Research Center for Chinese Politics and Business

Thought leadership on issues that meet at the intersection of Chinese politics and the global world of business

RCCPB Summer in China

In summer 2016, the RCCPB hosted a workshop on China's Fiscal and Land Policy at the IU Beijing Gateway office with support from the IU Center for Business and Economic Research. Look forward to updates on the conversation.