Wang Hui – How to interpret ‘China’ and Its ‘Modernity’

Event Date: 29 October 2013

Keynes Library, Room 114,
Birkbeck, University of London
43 Gordon Square
London WC1H 0PD

The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents:

Professor Wang Hui (Tsinghua University, Beijing) – How to interpret ‘China’ and Its ‘Modernity’

This is the first of two lectures (29th & 30th October) being given by Wang Hui, professor of intellectual history at Tsinghua University in Beijing. Sent for compulsory “re-education” for his role in the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, Wang is a leading member of China’s “new left” movement and a past editor of Dushu, one of China’s most influential literary journals. His most recent book is The End of the Revolution: China and the Limits of Modernity

Introduction by Professor Costas Douzinas (Birkbeck):




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