Mobility grant for doctoral research on contemporary china

November 27, 2014
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The Scientific Board of research institutes in Asia attached to the French Foreign Ministry awards one nine-month PhD scholarship during its annual meeting in the spring.


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UrbaChina Newsletter 2014-47 (November)

November 26, 2014
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UrbaChina Newsletter 2014-47 (November)

The UrbaChina Newsletter 2014-47 (November) is now published.


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The new megacities

November 24, 2014
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Li Jing (2014). China creates new megacity label for biggest urban centres. South China Morning Post. November 21, 2014.


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The end of copycat China

November 23, 2014
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The end of copycat China

This book, written by  Shaun Rein, describes how Chinese firms are increasingly focused on innovation rather than copying what worked in America and how consumers are evolving with their hopes, dreams and aspirations.


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Consumerist and ideological eco-imaginaries in the cinema of Feng Xiaogang

November 22, 2014
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Feng Xiaogang 's work does not strictly deal with environmental issues, but  it provides us with a privileged perspective through which to analyse the discourses around the theme of nature.


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A boy being photographed by his family, and a boy being abandoned by his family

November 21, 2014
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A boy being photographed by his family, and a boy being abandoned by his family

The first photo was taken on 21 November 2014 in Pudong New District, Shanghai. The second was taken in Guangzhou, and was featured in an article written by Alex Millson, and published by the South China Morning Post on 2 April 2014. They reflect two consequences of the CCP's policies.


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A training on quantifying emissions of urban transport in Chengdu

November 20, 2014
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A training on quantifying emissions of urban transport in Chengdu

GIZ and CUSTReC conduct training on urban transport emission quantification in Chengdu.


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UrbaChina Newsletter 2014-46 (November)

November 19, 2014
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UrbaChina Newsletter 2014-46 (November)

The UrbaChina Newsletter 2014-46 (November) is now published.


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Thank you, but we prefer the salt monopoly

November 18, 2014
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Thank you, but we prefer the salt monopoly

Chinese netizens fear that the end of government control will only bring more food scandals.


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Warmer relations between Washington and Beijing on climate change

November 17, 2014
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The US and China have agreed to reduce their greenhouse gases.


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Role of users in the developing eco-innovation

November 16, 2014
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This article proposes a model of eco-innovation that emphasizes the role of users and regulation in the development and diffusion of eco-innovation products, by comparing the diffusion of two e-bike companies, CEP and Lvyan, from China and France.


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Chinese migrant workers' attitudes toward risks, strategic uncertainty, and competitivenesss

November 15, 2014
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Using a field experiment in China, the authors study whether migration status is correlated with attitudes toward risk, ambiguity, and competitiveness, including migrants and non-migrants.


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Rule of law: one term, two characters, many meanings

November 14, 2014
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A millennia-old phrase is the centrepiece of the Communist Party's judicial reform push but how accurate is its official English translation? Article written by Cary Huang and published by the South China Morning Post on November 10th, 2014.


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Urban, Planning and Transport Research: An Open Access Journal

November 13, 2014
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Second volume (2014) of the open access publication.


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