Donnerstag, 13. Juni 2019, 17:00 - 18:30 iCal

Bean Voting

The History and Politics of Secret Ballot

(Emerson Niou, Duke University, USA)

Seminarraum Sin 1, Institut für Ostasienwissenschaften - Sinologie, Hof 2, Tür 2.3
Spitalgasse 2, 1090 Wien


Emerson Niou (Ph.D., U. of Texas at Austin, 1987) is Professor of Political Science at Duke University (USA). His current projects include studies of alliance politics, voting, and self-governance.


This book explores the history and politics of the secret ballot, from its introduction in ancient Greece, with a focus on a unique Chinese variation, called bean voting, practiced in areas controlled by the Chinese communist party during the Sino-Japanese war and Chinese civil war.



Institut für Ostasienwissenschaften


Sascha Klotzbücher
Institut für Ostasienwissenschaften