Lee-Campbell Group at the Social Science History Association meetings in Chicago, November 21-24, 2019

Members of the Lee-Campbell group will be presenting 8 papers and participating as co-authors in 2 papers presented by others in 9 sessions at the Social Science History Association meetings in Chicago this November. Group members are also participating in an Author-Meets-Critics session. Below is a current schedule based on the SSHA preliminary program.

Thursday, November 21 / 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Session 5
EAP and beyond

Chair: James Z. Lee, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

  1. Population and Living Standards in Asia and Europe, 1700-1900. an Overview of the Findings of the Eurasian Population and Family History Project. • Tommy Bengtsson, Lund University; Cameron Campbell, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; James Z. Lee, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Feng Wang, University of California, Irvine; Martin Dribe, Lund University; Christer Lundh, University of Gothenburg; George Alter, University of Michigan; Muriel Neven, University of Liege; Michel Oris, Université de Genève; Marco Breschi, Università degli Studi di Sassari; Matteo Manfredini, University of Parma.

Thursday, November 21 / 1:45 PM – 3:15 PM
Session 45
Education, Discrimination and Social Stratification

  1. Holders of Purchased Degrees in the Chinese Civil Service during the Late Qing (1850-1912) • Bijia Chen, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Cameron Campbell, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; James Z. Lee, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Friday, November 22 / 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Session 78
Big Data in Historical Research

  1. Public Release of the China Government Employee Database – Qing (CGED-Q) 1900-1912 • Cameron Campbell, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Bijia Chen, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Heng Hu, Renmin University; Yuxue Ren, Shanghai Jiaotong University; James Z. Lee, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Friday, November 22 / 10:45 AM – 12:15 PM
Session 95
Big Data in Historical Research II

  1. The Organizational Demography of the Qing Civil Service • Cameron Campbell, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Bijia Chen, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; James Z. Lee, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Friday, November 22 / 1:15 PM – 2:45 PM
Session 111
Fertility Change, Timing, and Marriage

  1. Eight Decades of Educational Assortative Marriage in China • Hao Dong, Peking University; Yu Xie, Princeton University.

Friday, November 22 / 1:15 PM – 2:45 PM
Session 113
Development of Longitudinal Historical Data

  1. Constructing Individual-Level Longitudinal Data for Japanese Historical Population: Challenges and Opportunities • Satomi Kurosu, Reitaku University; Hao Dong, Peking University; Miyuki Takahashi, Rissho University; Akira Hayami, Reitaku University.

Friday, November 22 / 4:45 PM – 6:15 PM
Session 152
Different Beginnings-Comparative Perspectives on Early Tertiary Education

  1. Mutable Inequality: Meritocracy, Gender, and the Making of the Chinese Academe, 1912-1953 • Bamboo Yunzhu Ren, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Chen Liang, Nanjing University; James Z. Lee, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
  2. The Spatial and Social Origins of Chinese Doctoral Students in North America and Europe, 1905-1962 • Zixin Zhang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; James Z. Lee, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Saturday, November 23 / 10:45 AM – 12:15 PM
Session 183
Roles of Kinship: Demographic Outcomes and Methodology

  1. The Making of Missing Girls: Comparative Evidence from Population Administrative Microdata of Three East Asian Populations, 1652-1945 • Hao Dong, Peking University; Satomi Kurosu, Reitaku University; Wen-Shan Yang, Academia Sinica; James Z. Lee, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Saturday, November 23 / 10:45 AM – 12:15 PM
Session 193
Author Meets Critics, Taisu Zhang, 2017. the Laws and Economics of Confucianism: Kinship and Property in Preindustrial China and England. Cambridge University Press

Chair: James Z. Lee, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Discussant: Shuang Chen, University of Iowa

Discussant: James Z. Lee, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Sunday, November 24 / 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Session 239
Political Economy and the Chinese State

  1. Collectivization, Urbanization, and Occupational Mobility in Inland North China in the Mid-20th Century • Xiangning Li, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Matthew Noellert, University of Iowa; Cameron Campbell, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; James Z. Lee, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.