Moving slums in China: Documentary and Discussion

Type: Panel
Sponsor Groups: China Specialty Group, Urban Geography Specialty Group, Economic Geography Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/12/2018
Start / End Time: 8:00 AM / 9:40 AM (MDT)
Room: Zulu, Sheraton, 8th Floor
Organizers: Teng Zhang, Guo Chen
Chairs: Guo Chen


This session engages the audience with visuals and a documentary on China's recycling slums and a discussion on China's urbanization, migration, and environmental challenges. All panelists participated in this project at various stages. An introduction, visuals, and portions of a documentary will be followed by a discussion and interaction with the audience.


Type Details Minutes
Introduction Guo Chen Michigan State University 10
Panelist Guo Chen Michigan State University 50
Panelist Teng Zhang 10
Panelist Jia Feng Washburn University 10
Panelist Liwen Chen Memorial University of Newfoundland 10
Discussant Guo Chen Michigan State University 20

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