China Modern: Literary perspectives on the 1911 Revolution – September 2011

Join us to hear two eminent speakers from Tsinghua University and Harvard University present insights into the 1911 Revolution via literary analysis. Taking place in the Playfair Library from 5.30pm-7.15pm followed by a drinks reception on Tsinghau`s Professor WANG Hui and Harvard`s Professor David Der-wei Wang will speak on the topics below:

Professor WANG Hui: Six Moments in the Life of Ah Q:

Professor David Der-wei Wang: `The Future of New China`: Liang Qichao`s Vision of Literature and Revolution

This double bill with such renowned speakers will ensure a vibrant opening session for the 2011 BACS Conference taking place in the University of Edinburgh from 7-9 September.

To book your place at this public event which on Wed 7th Sept in the Playfair Library, Old College, North Bridge, Edinburgh, please email info@confuciusinstitute.ac.uk .

Registered BACS delegates do not need to reserve places.