UC San Diego China Partnerships: Looking Back, Looking Forward

Posted On: September 29, 2016


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This event will begin at 5:00 pm with a film screening followed by remembrances from the original 1979 delegation, concluding with a look at the university’s recent collaborations with Chinese universities. A question and answer session and light refreshments to follow.

Paul Pickowicz is one of the country’s leading historians of modern China with 15 books to his credit. A true interdisciplinary scholar, his work has investigated the impact of the Cultural Revolution on Chinese peasants, the history of Chinese cinema, Cold War propaganda strategies, rural protest and Chinese soft-power initiatives. His book “Chinese Village, Socialist State” (co-authored with Edward Friedman and Mark Selden) was called “by far the best book on the impact of the Chinese Communist Party on peasant life” by The New York Review of Books. Read his full bio.

This event is sponsored by the UC San Diego Library, 21st Century China Center and UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy. For more information contact Sam Tsoi at stsoi@ucsd.edu.

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