Northwestern Events Calendar

Feb
25
2021

China's Heart of Darkness: Prince Han Fei and Chairman Xi Jinping

When: Thursday, February 25, 2021
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Central

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Vidura Jang Bahadur  

Group: Center for Global Culture and Communication (CGCC)

Category: Academic, Social, Lectures & Meetings, Global & Civic Engagement

Description:

China's Heart of Darkness: Prince Han Fei and Chairman Xi Jinping


by Jianying Zha


On ZOOM Thursday, February 25, 2021, at 11 a.m. CST


Writer, journalist, and cultural critic Jianying Zha will present and discuss her five-part essay, China’s Heart of Darkness: Prince Han Fei and Chairman Xi Jinping, a study of the legacy of Chinese Legalist philosophy and its influence on the rule of Xi Jinping. This essay was published in China Heritage, July 14-22, 2020 and can be accessed through the link below.

(http://chinaheritage.net/journal/chinas-heart-of-darkness-prince-han-fei-chairman-xi-jinping-prologue/ )

Discussants

Loubna El Amine, Political Science, Northwestern University

Geremie Barmé, College of the Asia & Pacific, Australian National University

Pratap Bhanu Mehta, Contributing Editor at Indian Express, formerly vice-chancellor of Ashoka University

To register:  https://northwestern.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJArce-prj4rG9BuClknY_chIlKePLv_-7Nd

Organized by the CGCC in collaboration with the CTS, this webinar is part of a larger series of conversations ‘Questioning The Present’, a forum on contemporary issues.

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