Conference Schedule

Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016

9:30 – 10:00 am          Registration (Coffee and Tea)


10:00 am                     Opening remarks by sponsor

Opening remarks by Ann Tompkins


10:15 – 12:45 pm         Panel One –    Socialist Change and its Agents during the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution

Thomas Lutze  –  “The Radical, Utopian Workplace: Western Economists’ Observations of Socialist China during the Cultural Revolution”

Li Huaiyin  –  “Everyday Power Relations in State Firms in Socialist China: A Reexamination”

Han Dongping  –  “Understanding the Violence of the Cultural Revolution and the Function It Served”

Cole Huther  –  “Productive Exclusivity and The Cultural Revolution”


12:45 – 2:30 pm         Lunch


2:30 – 5:00 pm           Panel Two –  Reversal and the Legacy of the Cultural Revolution

Richard David  –  “The Cultural Revolution and Its Reversal: Implications for Population Health”

Abraham Zamcheck  –  “Rejecting Class by Accepting Revisionist Understandings of Class: The Case of Shengwulian”

Pao-yu Ching  –  “What did the Cultural Revolution accomplish?”

anonymous author  –  “The Altered Historic Memory:  The Case of Ding Ling’s Experience During the Cultural Revolution”

anonymous author – “The Struggle from 1969 to 1976 of Mao Zedong and his Political Allies against the Attempts of the Revisionist Forces in the CCP and PLA to Reverse the Socialist New Things and the Revolutionary Internationalist Foreign Policy brought forward by the First Stage of the Cultural Revolution.”


5:00 – 6:30 pm           Films


6:30 pm                       Dinner (closing remarks for ongoing work)


Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016

10:00 am                     Open Discussion Meetings for all participants and possible additional films