China’s Wartime Past and How it is Changing the Present and Future | Young China Watchers, Beijing


by Project Pengyou on August 27th, 2014   849 views

When and Where

  • 27/08/2014
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

  • FaceBar
    26 Dongcaoyuan, Gongti Nanlu, Beijing 北京市朝阳区工体南路, 东草园26号
    Beijing
    China
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China's Wartime Past and How it is Changing the Present and Future | Young China Watchers, Beijing

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The Sino-Japanese War of 1937-45 looms large again in China today. YCW Beijing is delighted to invite you a talk by the very eminent Oxford University professor Rana Mitter, which will examine some of the myths and realities of China’s wartime experience, and suggest ways in which it is becoming relevant to the shaping of the contemporary Asia-Pacific region.

China’s wartime past and how it is changing the present and future

 

With Rana Mitter, Director of the Oxford University China Centre

Wednesday August 27th, 2014, 7:00PM

 
*** DUE TO CHANGES IN FACE BAR POLICY THERE WILL BE A COVER CHARGE OF 40RMB FOR THIS EVENT (PAYABLE ON THE DOOR), WHICH INCLUDES ONE FREE DRINK.  PLEASE REGISTER BY 6PM ON 26TH AUGUST ***

The Sino-Japanese War of 1937-45 looms large again in China today.  YCW Beijing is delighted to invite you a talk by the very eminent Oxford University professor Rana Mitter, which will examine some of the myths and realities of China’s wartime experience, and suggest ways in which it is becoming relevant to the shaping of the contemporary Asia-Pacific region.

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Rana Mitter is Director of the University China Centre at the University of Oxford, where he is Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China and a Fellow of St Cross College. He is the author of several books, including the award-winning A Bitter Revolution: China’s Struggle with the Modern World (Oxford, 2004). His new book China’s War with Japan, 1937-45: The Struggle for Survival, was published by Penguin in June 2013 (in North America, under the title Forgotten Ally in September 2013) and was a Book of the Year in the Financial Times and the Economist.

Rana presents and contributes regularly to programmes on television and radio, commenting on contemporary Chinese politics and society.  More broadly, he is a regular presenter on BBC Radio in the UK. His reviews and essays have appeared in newspapers including the Financial Times, Guardian, Telegraph, Caijing, and Outlook (India).  He speaks regularly on China in the UK and around the world.

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Happy hour drinks @35RMB from 5:00 to 9:00 PM.

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Young China Watchers is a dynamic group of China-focused young professionals. Through regular roundtables and talks with senior figures in the China policy and business communities, it provides a chance for engaged individuals to interact and discuss the most pressing issues emerging from China today. It aims to build a global network, fostering the next generation of China thought-leaders.

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