will hold a conference on "State and Society in
China: The Consequences of Reform, 1978-1990." The
conference assembles leading authorities on various
aspects of contemporary China to analyze the underlying changes that have taken place in China since the
death of Mao. The conference takes place in the Bauer
Center Founders Room on February 16-17.
The Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum and the Keck
Center will co-host a keynote dinner for the conference
in the Athenaeum at 6:00 p.m., preceded by a 5:30 p.m.
reception. Thomas P. Bernstein, professor of political
science, East Asian Institute, Columbia University, will
speak on "Reform of Leninist States: Comparing Reform in China and the Soviet Union." Bernstein is a
well-established scholar of contemporary communism
and rural reform.
Please fill out the enclosed reservation form, if you
wish to attend the reception and dinner preceding Dr.
For further information on the conference, contact the
Keck Center (621-8213).