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For Immediate Release:
September 24, 1998
|Contact: David Beasley, Center for Chinese Studies ph 956-2691; fax 956-2682|
Eric Harwit talks on telecommunications development in Shanghai
Eric Harwit, associate professor of Asian studies in the UH School of Hawaiian, Asian, and Pacific Studies (SHAPS), offers a free seminar, "Telecommunications Development in Shanghai," October 7, noon-1:30 in the Tokioka Room (Moore Hall 319) at UH Manoa. The seminar is sponsored by the UH Center for Chinese Studies.
A graduate of Cornell University, Harwit received a diploma from the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing in 1990, and his Ph.D. in political science from the University of California at Berkeley in 1992. He teaches courses on East Asian history, culture, and economic and business development to undergraduate, MA and MBA students. His book, China's Automobile Industry, was published in 1994, and he has written several articles on investment and industrial growth in China and Japan. His most recent work looks at the spread of telecommunications to cities and rural areas of the PRC.