Citizenship Lab Research Symposium

On Friday, November 24th, the HRC Citizenship Lab will host a one-day Research Symposium featuring presentations of research conducted by students and faculty affiliated with the Lab. Anyone from the DKU community is welcome to attend.
The symposium will feature three panels:

Equality, Belonging and Solidarity (11:00am-12:30pm)

  • 11:00AM – 11:15AM:

    Opening statement by the Co-Directors of the Citizenship Lab, Humanities Research Center, Duke Kunshan University

  • 11:15AM-11:30AM:

    Dreaming of Heavenly Citizenship: Religious Conversion to Shincheonji (新天地) Among Korean Youths (Hyun Jeong Ha, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Duke Kunshan University)

  • 11:30AM-11:45AM:

    An Autonomy-Based Conception of Democratic Equality (Jiyuan (Dmitry) Sun, Undergraduate Student, Duke Kunshan University)

  • 11:45PM-12:30PM:

    Q & A

Nature, Culture, and Citizenship (2:00-3:30pm)

  • 2:00PM-2:15PM:

    Argentina-China cooperation on strategic natural resources: What role for citizenship? (Julián Bilmes, Universidad Nacional de La Plata/Fudan Development Institute)

  • 2:15PM-2:30PM:

    Farm animals as potential pets: using recategorization to promote support for animal welfare. (Claudia Nisa, Assistant Professor of Behavioral Science, Duke Kunshan University)

  • 2:30PM-2:45PM:

    Strategic Commodification of Nature and Culture as a Means of Development: The Case of Baiyu County in Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture (Lingyu He, MA Student, International Master of Environmental Policy, Duke University)

  • 2:45PM-3:30PM:

    Q & A

    Power and Social Movements (3:45-5:30pm)

  • 3:45PM-4:00PM:

    Becoming Scientific-Environmental Citizens through Citizen Science in China (Prof. Coraline Goron, Assistant Professor of Environmental Policy, Duke Kunshan University)

  • 4:00PM-4:15PM:

    Collective Action and ICT: How ICT Shaped the Maidan Revolution (Tanya Torchylo, Undergraduate Student, Duke Kunshan University)

  • 4:15PM-4:30PM:

    Lessons from the Colombian Degrowth Movement (Cody Schmidt and Lucas Chacko, Undergraduate Students, Duke Kunshan University)

  • 4:30PM- 4:45PM:

    Power and Citizenship in a Settler City: Exploring tensions and solidarities in Perth, Western Australia (Helena Lopez Andersson, PhD Student, James Cook University (Australia))

  • 4:45PM-5:30PM:

    Q & A

    Citizenship Lab Dinner, Open to All Symposium Participants

    6:00pm on… Location: To be announced!

Scan the QR code for the full symposium program!