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Beijing from Below: Stories of Marginal Lives in the Capital’s Centre
Harriet Evans has written extensively on the politics of gender in China and on the visual culture of the Mao era
About this Event
Harriet Evans studied in China during the last years of the Cultural Revolution. She has written extensively on the politics of gender in China and on the visual culture of the Mao era. This book is based on long-term fieldwork in a deprived inner city neighbourhood in Beijing. She records the memories and experiences of everyday life of residents through the tumultuous decades of the 20th century. She will show her photographs of the neighbourhood.