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David Cheng Chang – Between Worlds: China’s WWII Interpreters and Their Divergent Fates in China, Taiwan, and the United States

October 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Speaker: David Cheng Chang, Associate Professor of Humanities; Associate Director, Global China Center, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

In this lecture, Professor Chang will talk about the use of interdisciplinary source materials to write a book that will weave together the personal histories of more than 3,000 Chinese interpreters for the American and British allied forces during World War II with the larger military, political, diplomatic, and social history of World War II, the Chinese Civil War, the Korean War, and the Cold War.

Presented via Zoom
Register at: https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_F4c12b7KRzq2Pzs40VUjqA

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Date:
October 27
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Website:
https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_F4c12b7KRzq2Pzs40VUjqA

Organizer

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

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