Mobilizing without the Masses: Control and Contention in China–A Discussion with Dr. Diana Fu

Monday, March 26, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:45 PM
The Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, NW, Room 505
Washington, DC 20052


Join us for a discussion on civil society, state repression and mobilization in contemporary China with Diana Fu, author of “Mobilizing without the Masses: Control and Contention in China.”

About the speaker:

Diana Fu is an assistant professor of Asian Politics at the University of Toronto. Her research interests include contentious politics and social movements, Chinese politics, qualitative methods and ethnography, international development, and labor and gender politics. Prior to joining the University of Toronto, Dr. Fu was a Rhodes Scholar studying Development Studies at Oxford University, graduating with both a Masters and PhD. Her research has appeared in Reuters, The Economist, Foreign Affairs, The Washington Post, the Boston Review, Nick Kristof’s On the Ground Blog, PostGlobal, Global Brief, and has been part of projects such as Governance, Comparative Political Studies and The China Journal. Her book Mobilizing without the Masses: Control and Contention in China theorizes a new pathway of civil society mobilization in contemporary China.

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