This year's Joseph Levenson Book Prize goes to the 2021 work making "the greatest contribution to increasing understanding of the history, culture, society, politics, or economy of China."
So Kwan Lok Lecture: A Journey Through Turbulent Times - China and America
Join Economist Wijian Shan in the ninth So Kwan Lok Distinguised Lecture on China where he will share his odyseery of living through the trauma and turmoil of Mao's Cultural Revolution to become one of Asia's most successful financiers.
March 9, 2020 4:00pm to 5:30pm
In the ninth So Kwan Lok Distinguished Lecture on China, Weijian Shan, economist, investor and best-selling author will share his odyssey of living through the trauma and turmoil of Mao’s Cultural Revolution to become one of Asia’s most successful financiers. Combined with his experience as a professor at the Wharton School and a leading investor, his background gives him a unique perspective on China and the U.S. Shan’s story is one of courage, hope and perseverance to dream of a better future in dismal circumstances.
A reception will follow the event.
Shan’s memoir, "Out of the Gobi: My Story of China and America", will be available for sale and signing.
Location: UC San Diego Faculty Club Dinning Hall (directions).
Parking: All general event parking will be at Pangea Parking Structure (Pangea Drive at N. Torrey Pines Rd.) You will need to purchase a permit via the kiosk or ParkMobile App, and walk along Ridge Walk for 5-7 min. There will be pedestrian signage to help direct you from the Pangea Parking structure to the Faculty Club.
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