Wang Hui – The Decline of Representation

Event Date: 30 October 2013

Room B36
Birkbeck Main Building
Birkbeck, University of London
Malet Street
London WC1E 7HX

The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents:

Professor Wang Hui (Tsinghua University, Beijing) –The Decline of Representation 

This is the second of two lectures 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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Lecture:

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