12:00-12:10 - Recap and overview, Joseph S. Alter, University of Pittsburgh
12:10-12:30 - Sustaining the Market: Forestry and Timber Trade in China, 1700-1930, Meng Zhang, Loyola Marymount University
12:30-12:50 - Local Leadership in An Authoritarian State: The Boundaries of Local Authority in China's Low-carbon Energy Transition, Weila Gong, Technical University of Munich
12:50-1:10 - Discussion, Ling Zhang, Boston College. Open forum Q/A.