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Dec 2, 2019 at 4:00 pm

The Past and Future of Political Reform in China


30 years on, activist Wang Dan reflects on the pro-democracy movement in 1989 and discusses prospects of reform of the Chinese Communist Party in the context of political corruption and social tensions, in a conversation with Professor Victor Shih.

Wang Dan is a leader of the Chinese democracy movement and was one of the most visible student leaders in the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989. He holds a Ph.D. in history from Harvard University.

Light refreshments will be served following the program.

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Date and Time

Dec 2, 2019 at 4:00 pm


The Great Hall

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Registration for this event is required by Dec 2, 2019. Visit the registration page for details.

Event Fee

Free, but registration is required.


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Faculty, Staff, Students, The General Public

Event Host

GPS 21st Century China Center

Event Category

Talks and Lectures