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Neighborhood Concert: Zhang Family Band
This native Chinese ensemble performs traditional music used in village rituals, including temple fairs, weddings, funerals, and seasonal festivities.
Their inimitable music can be traced back to the Han Dynasty, and is still deeply rooted in the daily life of Chinese villagers today.
Mahtani and McLaughlin were on the ground in Hong Kong and provide this history of the Hong Kong pro-democracy movement centered around a cast of core activists, culminating in the 2019 mass protests and Beijing's crackdown.
IOKIBE Kaoru (University of Tokyo) will focus on U.S.-Japan relations in historical and contemporary contexts.