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September 19 Thursday

Human Rights Workshop: Helen F. Siu, "Hong Kong: Ground Zero, and a Global Awakening"

  • Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 12:10PM - 1:45PM
  • Calabresi Faculty Lounge
  • Open To The Public
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Description

Helen F. Siu, is a Professor of Anthropology and former chair of the Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University. She has conducted decades of fieldwork in Southern China exploring the nature of socialist state power. Lately, she explores rural-urban interface in China, inter-Asian connections, popular music and new political space in Hong Kong. She is the founding director of the Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Hong Kong. It highlights cross-disciplinary research and global collaborations (www.hkihss.hku.hk). Her recent publications are Asia Inside Out (3 volumes, Harvard U Press 2015, 2019); Tracing China: A Forty year Ethnographic Journey (HKU Press 2016), and “China-Africa Encounters: Historical Legacies and Contemporary Realities,” Annual Review of Anthropology 46 (Nov 2017).
 

Background readings are available one week prior to workshop.  To request readings, email: schell.law@yale.edu.

 

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Schell Center for International Human Rights