Current and former members of our research group will be presenting a total of 11 papers at SSHA in November. Additionally, James Lee will be a panelist on a book session, and Shuang Chen will be a discussant.
See below for a complete list of our presentations. Names of group members are in bold.
Thursday, November 17: 12:30 PM-02:30 PM
Session: The city in economic history: The big picture (Room 6)
Xiaowen Hao. Risk Sharing with Chinese Characteristics: Partnership Liability of Local Business in Early Twentieth Century Shanghai.
Session: Family Ties in Household and Community (Room 4)
Xiangning Li. Household Hierarchy and Household Division in Northeast China, 1789-1909.
Hao Dong. Extended Family Norms, Post-Marital Co-Residence and Reproduction in East Asia, 1678-1945
Thursday, November 17: 02:45 PM-04:45 PM
Session: Religion in China (Room 16)
Li Ji. Social formation and identity construction of a Catholic village in nineteenth-century Manchuria.
Session: Early life conditions and later life outcomes (Room 5)
Emma Zang, Hui Zheng. Does the Sex Ratio at Sexual Maturity Affect Men’s Later Life Mortality Risks? Evidence from Northeast China, 1789-1909.
Thursday, November 17: 05:00 PM-07:00 PM
Session: Women, Gender and Social Reproduction (Room 2)
Shuang Chen Discussant
Hao Dong, Satomi Kurosu. Missing Girls and Missing Boys: Differential Effects of Marital Residence, Co-resident Kin, and Household Wealth in Two Japanese Villages, 1716-1870
Friday, November 18: 04:30 PM-06:00 PM
Session: Author Meets Critics: Moring and Fauve-Chamoux, A Global History of Historical Demography: Half a Century of Interdisciplinarity (Room 3)
James Lee Panelist.
Saturday, November 19: 08:30 AM-10:30 AM
Session: Material antecedents to war and revolution (Room 13)
Matthew Noellert, Yingze Hu, Long Xing, and James Lee. Collectivization and Inequality in Rural China: Evidence from Shanxi Province, 1946-1966.
Session: Marriage, Family and Partner Selection (Room 6)
Hao Dong. Marriages are Made in Heaven? The Influence of Extended Family in East Asia, 1688-1945
Saturday, November 19: 01:30 PM-03:30 PM
Session: The Demographics of Degrees (Room 15)
Veronica Wang, James Z. Lee, Chen Liang. Women’s Entry into Higher Education: China and U.S. in Comparison.
Sunday, November 20: 08:00 AM-10:00 AM
Session: Chinese State Culture and Bureaucracy in Global and Historical Perspective (Room 16)
Cameron Campbell, Bijia Chen, Chen Liang, Yuxue Ren, James Lee. Official Careers During the Qing (1644-1911): Evidence from the jinshenlu.
Sunday, November 20: 10:15 AM-12:15 PM
Session: Disease and Mortality (Room 4)
Shuang Chen. Patterns of Settlement and Migrants’ Long-term Mortality: A Case from Northeast China, 1866-1913