Fabio Lanza is Professor of Modern Chinese History in the Departments of History and East Asian Studies of the University of Arizona. He is the author of Behind the Gate: Inventing Students in Beijing (Columbia University Press 2010) and of The End of Concern: Maoist China, Activism, and Asian Studies (Duke University Press 2017). He also co-edited, with Jadwiga Pieper-Mooney, De-Centering Cold War History: Local and Global Change (Routledge 2013). He is currently working on a research project on Beijing urban space and the everyday under Maoism.
Qualcuno era comunista perché vedeva la Russia come una promessa la Cina come una poesia, il comunismo come il paradiso terrestre. — Giorgio Gaber On 18 September 2021, the Qiao Collective co-organised an all-day conference on the topic of ‘China and the Left: A Socialist Forum’ (The People’s Forum 2021). The speakers, who participated […]
In March 2019, graduate students at Peking University (Beida) were given a survey on ‘the conditions of the development of university students’ (Park 2019). One of the questions addressed the one-hundredth anniversary of the first student demonstration in Chinese history, when students marched in the streets of Beijing to protest the terms of the Versailles […]