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Talk by Zha Jianying, ‘China’s Heart of Darkness: Prince Han Fei and Chairman Xi Jinping’


Writer, journalist, and cultural critic Zha Jianying will present and discuss her five-part essay, China’s Heart of Darkness: Prince Han Fei and Chairman Xi Jinping, a study of the legacy of Chinese Legalist philosophy and its influence on the rule of Xi Jinping. This essay was published in China Heritage, July 14-22, 2020 and can be accessed through the link below.

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Loubna El Amine, Political Science, Northwestern University
Geremie Barmé, College of the Asia & Pacific, Australian National University
Pratap Bhanu Mehta, Contributing Editor at Indian Express, formerly vice-chancellor of Ashoka University

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Organized by the CGCC in collaboration with the CTS, this webinar is part of a larger series of conversations ‘Questioning The Present’, a forum on contemporary issues.