The Struggle for Hong Kong: Repression & Resistance ★
Thursday, Oct 28, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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The Struggle for Hong Kong: Repression & Resistance
A conversation on protest, repression, and threats to journalists and to academic freedom in Hong Kong between 2019 and the present with Jeff Wasserstrom and Louisa Lim.
Dr. Louisa Lim is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Melbourne and the author The People’s Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited, which was shortlisted for the Orwell Prize. She was a correspondent for NPR and BBC based in China for a decade. Her new book, Indelible City: Dispossession and Defiance in Hong Kong, will be published in April 2022.
Dr. Jeffrey Wasserstrom is Chancellor’s Professor of History at UC Irvine where he also serves as Historical Writing Mentor for the Literary Journalism Program and has a courtesy appointment in Law. He is the author, coauthor, editor or co-editor of more than ten books, the most recent of which are, as author, Vigil: Hong Kong on the Brink, published last year, and, as editor, The Oxford History of Modern China, which will come out in 2022.
October 28, 2021 | 4:00 PM-5:30 PM
Registration for virtual event: https://bit.ly/StruggleForHongKong