Think tank


The Center for Modern Chinese City Studies, East China Normal University

Shanghai, China

Center for Modern Chinese City Studies of East China Normal University was founded in March 2003, authorized as the Key Research Institute of humanities and social sciences by the Ministry of Education of China in November 2004. In 2016. The center carries out research on urban geography, urban sociology and so on, based on National Key Disciplines of human geography in East China Normal University, and other main disciplines such as sociology, economic. At present, there are four research laboratories including urban geography and urban planning, urban sociology and urban & rural population, urban economy and history, urban management and community.

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East China Normal University, No. 3663, Zhongshan North Road, Putuo District, Shanghai


Eastern Asia

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Chinese , English

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University institute/center
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China average
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Leader(s) (2019): Zeng Gang
Leader gender: Male

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Last updated: 18/01/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: 2016 Big Data Report on Chinese Think Tanks, Organisation´s website
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