LRCCS Noon Lecture Series | Zoom Webinar: The Great Separation: "How the Cultural Revolution Has Shaped Contemporary China and Its Relationship to Global Capitalism"
Xiaohong Xu is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at U-M and a faculty associate of LRCCS and the Weiser Center for Emerging Democracy. He received his PhD from Yale and has taught in Singapore and Hong Kong before joining U-M. He is currently writing a book to unpack the Cultural Revolution both as a paradigmatic case of modern Jacobin politics and as a pivotal event that has shaped China today and its position in global capitalism. He has researched and published on patterns of contention in revolutionary China as well as state formation in early modern Europe. He is also beginning a new project on tech innovation and class formation in contemporary China.
Registration required. Zoom Registration Link: https://umich.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_oiotRz6ERiC1zkzpNNKZtw
|Building:||Off Campus Location|
|Event Type:||Livestream / Virtual|
|Tags:||Asia, Chinese Studies, Sociology|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies, International Institute, Asian Languages and Cultures, Department of Sociology|
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