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Gender and Historical Memory in Early Qing Yangzhou
UC Berkeley's Center for Chinese Studies presents a talk by Waiyee Li on the praise and blame of Yangzhou women during the Ming-Qing transition.
Waiyee Li, East Asian Languages and Cultures, Harvard University
In this talk the author will explore how the praise and blame of Yangzhou women throw light on the memory and judgment of the Ming-Qing transition, especially the 1645 massacre in Yangzhou.