Tim Pringle is a Reader in Development Studies at SOAS, University of London and Editor of The China Quarterly. His research focuses on labour movements, industrial relations, and trade union reform in China and Vietnam. From 1996 to 2006, Tim worked with various labour rights organisations in Hong Kong and mainland China, prior to embarking on a PhD at the University of Warwick. He has published his research in numerous trade union, labour NGO, and peer-reviewed journals and contributed chapters to many edited books. His own books include Trade Unions in China: The Challenge of Labour Unrest (re-issued in paperback by Routledge in 2013) and The Challenge of Transition: Trade Unions in Russia, China and Vietnam (co-authored with Simon Clarke, Palgrave, 2011).
For people who study Chinese civil society, the work of Professor Jude Howell is a familiar staple. For many, it’s an inspiration. For those who had the great luck of knowing Jude, her kindness, good humour, and generosity were every bit as uplifting as her work. Through a fortuitous phone call from Professor Wang Ming, […]