Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
China Initiative

The Economic & Modern China

Monday, February 13, 2017

12 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Joukowsky Forum

Join this comparative forum on the global contexts of 1930s and 1990s Chinese and European debates on the idea of the 'economic.' 

Rebecca Karl (NYU) will present her new book, The Magic of Concepts: History and the Economic in Twentieth Century China (2017). Carl Wennerlind (Barnard), a historian of European economic philosophy, and Rebecca Nedostup (Brown), a modern China scholar, will respond.