The Cultures of China
A Talk by GE JIANXIONG 葛剑雄
Tuesday, May 03, 2011
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
2nd Floor Lounge
Ge Jianxiong (Fudan University) will discuss, among other topics, the evolution of "Chinese territorial culture," the history of Chinese immigration, and the historical geography of Tibet.
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.
Professor Ge’s visit is sponsored by the Chinese Culture Development Center of the China Press
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