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August 11, 2016
May 13, 2016: This year UC Irvine's annual China conference explores two polar sides of China's wealth spectrum and asks: Why and how did the country's economic "reform" produce a "new rich" and "new poor"?
Students supervised by UCI Long Institute faculty have recently received awards and scholarships. Sarah Mellors, Ph.D. candidate in History (pictured at left), received a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Award to support research in China on birth control before the one-child family policy. Leksa Chmielewski Lee, Ph.D. candidate in Anthropology (pictured at right), was awarded the Society for East Asian Anthropology’s Bestor Prize for Outstanding Graduate Student Paper.