Events

Modern China Lecture Series featuring Fa-Ti Fan – Disaster Governance and Political Participation in China: From the Mao Era to the Present

CGIS Knafel K262 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA, United States

Speaker: Fa-Ti Fan, Professor of History, Binghamton University, State University of New York This talk discusses the modes of disaster governance and crisis management in China from the early Mao to the post-Covid era. We will start with the 1960s-70s when China was going through severe political crises, natural disasters, and geopolitical challenges. We will […]

Modern China Lecture Series featuring Christopher Courtney

CGIS Knafel K262 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA, United States

Speaker: Christopher Courtney, Associate Professor of Modern Chinese History, Durham University More details coming soon. Dr. Courtney is a social and environmental historian of modern China. His research focusses upon the city of Wuhan and its rural hinterland, a region where he lived and conducted research for over five years. His monograph, entitled The Nature of Disaster in […]