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China in Transition: The Impact of Xi Jinping

The Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University presents a talk "China in Transition: The Impact of Xi Jinping" by Roderick MacFarquhar on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 12:30pm to 1:50pm.

October 1, 2014 12:30pm to 1:50pm

Roderick MacFarquhar is the Leroy B. Williams Professor of History and Political Science, Chair of the Department of Government between 1998 - 2004, and formerly Director of the John King Fairbank Center for East Asian Research. His publications include The Hundred Flowers Campaign and the Chinese Intellectuals, The Sino-Soviet Dispute, China under Mao; Sino-American Relations, 1949-1971; The Secret Speeches of Chairman Mao; the final two volumes of the Cambridge History of China (edited with the late John Fairbank); The Politics of China 2nd Ed: The Eras of Mao and Deng; and a trilogy, The Origins of the Cultural Revolution. He was the founding editor of “The China Quarterly", and has been a fellow at Columbia University, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and the Royal Institute for International Affairs. In previous personae, he has been a journalist, a TV commentator, and a Member of Parliament. His most recent, jointly-authored book on the Cultural Revolution entitled Mao's Last Revolution was published by the Belknap Press of Harvard University Press in 2006.

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