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Pieces of China: Rana Mitter on Peking University

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Promotional image for Pieces of China event with Rana Mitter, featuring headshot of speaker and photo of Peking University.

Peking University—specifically its original building, now referred to as the Red Building—provided an intellectual home for some of modern China’s most important thinkers, whose ideas drove the New Culture and May 4th Movements, and even the founding of the Communist Party. Join us December 1, when Rana Mitter, Oxford University Professor of Chinese History, takes us back to the early 20th century and shares how the building served as a focal point for China’s modern enlightenment. Rana Mitter is a Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China at the University of Oxford. He is the author of several books, including A Bitter Revolution: China’s Struggle with the Modern World, Forgotten Ally: China’s World War II, 1937–1945, named a Book of the Year in The Economist and Financial Times, and most recently, China’s Good War: How World War II is Shaping a New Nationalism. Mitter has commented on Asia for the BBC, CNN, NPR, the New York Times, the History Channel, and the World Economic Conference at Davos. He is a Fellow of the British Academy and an Officer of the Order of the British Empire.

Peking University—specifically its original building, now referred to as the Red Building—provided an intellectual home for some of modern China’s most important thinkers, whose ideas drove the New Culture and May 4th Movements, and even the founding of the Communist Party. Join us December 1, when Rana Mitter, Oxford University Professor of Chinese History, takes us back to the early 20th century and shares how the building served as a focal point for China’s modern enlightenment. Rana Mitter is a Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China at the University of Oxford. He is the author of several books, including A Bitter Revolution: China’s Struggle with the Modern World, Forgotten Ally: China’s World War II, 1937–1945, named a Book of the Year in The Economist and Financial Times, and most recently, China’s Good War: How World War II is Shaping a New Nationalism. Mitter has commented on Asia for the BBC, CNN, NPR, the New York Times, the History Channel, and the World Economic Conference at Davos. He is a Fellow of the British Academy and an Officer of the Order of the British Empire.

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