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A Talk by Ge Jianxiong

Professor Ge Jianxiong, Professor of Chinese Historical Geography of Fudan University (Shanghai) and the Director of the Fudan University Library will speak at UCLA.

When:
May 3, 2011 2:00pm to 3:30pm
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Professor Ge will speak in Chinese

Ge Jianxiong is one of China's leading scholars of historical studies. He is Professor of Chinese Historical Geography of Fudan University (Shanghai) and the Director of the Fudan University Library. He has published numerous books on Chinese historical geography and migration, including History of Migrations in China; Population Geography of the Western Han Dynasty; Changes in Boundaries and Administrative Divisions in China; Population and Modernization in China since 1850; and China's Historical Geographic Studies in the Twenthieth Century. He is also a well-known public intellectual in China, and writes several popular columns and blogs in mainstream Chinese media on globalization and China's role in world affairs. In addition to his academic appointments, Professor Ge is a member of the Standing Committee of the People's Political Consultative Congress of China and has served on the Advisory Committee of the Shanghai Municipal Government since 2006.

Cost: 
Free

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