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John and Vivian Sabel Award

Journal of Contemporary China

Congratulations to Dr. David M. Lampton, recipient of the 2019 annual John and Vivian Sabel Award of the best article published in the Journal of Contemporary China (JCC).

Dr. David M. Lampton is the Oksenberg-Rohlen Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University, Professor Emeritus at SAIS and Former Director of SAIS-China and China Studies at the John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and Chairman of the Asia Foundation. Formerly President of the National Committee on United States-China Relations, he is one of the most productive China scholars in the US. His article, ‘Xi Jinping and the National Security Commission: Policy Coordination and Political Power’, was published in Volume 24, Issue 95, 2015.

The award reception and dinner will be held at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver.

The annual John and Vivian Sabel Award was launched in 2016 to celebrate publication of the 100th issue (July 2016 issue) and the 25th anniversary (2017) of the JCC.

The inaugural Award (2016) was presented to Professor Benjamin van Rooij, John S. & Marilyn Long Chair Professor and Director, Long US-China Institute in University of California, Irvine, for his article, 'The People Vs. Pollution: Understanding Citizen Action against Pollution in China', published in Volume 19, Issue 63, 2010.

The 2017 Award was presented to Scott Kennedy, Deputy Director of the Freeman Chair in China Studies and Director of the project on Chinese Business and Political Economy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, for his article, 'The Myth of the Beijing Consensus', published in Volume 19, Issue 65, 2010.

The 2018 Award was presented to Kevin J. O’Brien, Alann P. Bedford Professor of Asian Studies and Professor of Political Science, Director of Berkeley's Institute of East Asian Studies and the Walter and Elise Haas Professor of Asian Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, and Rongbin Han, Assistant Professor in the Department of International Affairs at the University of Georgia, for their article, 'Path to Democracy? Assessing Village Elections in China', published in Volume 18, Issue 60, 2009.

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