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Changing Moral Values in Contemporary China

Born in Beijing, Yunxiang Yan spent 12 years living in two villages in north China during the Cultural Revolution period. He holds a master's degree in Chinese literature from Peking University and a doctoral degree in anthropology from Harvard University. He is a faculty member in the UCLA department of anthropology where his research interests include peasant culture, family and kinship, social exchange, cultural construction of the person, social change and development, and cultural globalization. Professor Yan regularly leads the UCLA Summer Travel Study program on Globalization in Shanghai. For additional information about Dr. Yan’s research and publications, go to


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Chambers Hance Auditorium (CHAM-4121)

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