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March 2018

“The Politics of Compassion: The Sichuan Earthquake and Civic Engagement in China”

March 20, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 1:50 pm
School of Social Work, Room C03, 1255 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Brown Bag Lecture “The Politics of Compassion: The Sichuan Earthquake and Civic Engagement in China” Bin Xu, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Emory University Moderated by Qin Gao, Professor of Social Policy and Social Work Tuesday, March 20, 2018 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM School of Social Work, Room C03 Registration required. Please click here to register. Bin Xu’s research interests lie at the intersection of politics and culture. This talk will focus on how civically engaged citizens acted on…

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October 2018

“The Road to Sleeping Dragon: Learning China from the Ground Up”

October 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
School of Social Work, Room C03, 1255 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Lecture "The Road to Sleeping Dragon: Learning China from the Ground Up" Michael Meyer, Professor of English, University of Pittsburgh Friday, October 11, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Social Work Building, Room C03 Michael Meyer is a recipient of a 2017 National Endowment for the Humanities Public Scholar fellowship and an Associate Professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh. In this talk, Meyer will recount his 22-year journey in China as well as challenges of reporting from China.…

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March 2019

“Computational Social Welfare: Application of Big Data in Research and Practice”

March 1, 2019 @ 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm
School of Social Work, Room C03, 1255 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Brown Bag Lecture   Featuring: Julian Chun-Chung Chow, Hutto-Patterson Charitable Foundation Professor, University of California, Berkeley In this talk, Professor Chow will extend the application of big data analysis to the field of social work and welfare such as access to services, organizational efficiency, quality of public and private programs and cost reduction. He will then provide an overview of findings drawn from an innovative model of bid data science, applying data management and analytics to inform and improve the way…

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