College of Liberal Arts

30 years after Tiananmen: Popular Protests in Chinese History and Contemporary Societies

Friday Sep 27, 2019 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM | POB 2.302

30 years after Tiananmen: Popular Protests in Chinese History and Contemporary Societies

9-12 Sept. 27, 2019, Avayas Auditorium (POB 2.302)

 

Alex Chow (UC Berkeley): “Be Water—a Tale of the Evolving Resistance Movement in Hong Kong,” former secretary-general of the Hong Kong Federation of Students and Vice-President (External) of the Hong Kong University Students' Union. 

Evan Dawley (Goucher College): "Similar Dreams, Different Beds: Taiwan's Sunflower Movement and the Beijing Spring," author ofBecoming Taiwanese: Ethnogenesis in a Colonial City, 1880s to 1950s (Harvard 2019).

Chaohua Wang (Independent scholar): “Fighting for Political Rights, Living with Conscience,” 1989 student leader and author of The People and the Party: The Tiananmen Conflict of 1989 (Verso 2020).

Teresa Wright (CSU-Long Beach): “Popular Protest in China Post-1989,” author of Accepting Authoritarianism: State Society Relations in China’s Reform Era (Stanford University Press 2010) and Popular Protest in China (China Today) (Polity Press, 2018).

 

Please preregister as seating is limited: Preregister for Tiananmen panel

Photographing, filming, or other forms of recording of this event are not permitted. 

 

Sponsored by the Department of History, George H. W. Bush Foundation for U.S.-China Relations, Department of Asian Studies, China Endowment and Taiwan Studies Program, Center for East Asian Studies, Center for Asian American Studies, the Humanities Institute through the Dr. Paul and Ms. Mary Ho Distinguished Lecture in China Studies, and the Institute for Historical Studies.

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