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In Manchuria: A Village Called Wasteland and the Transformation of Rural China

Thursday, 11 February, 2016 - 17:00 to 18:30
Lecture Theatre, China Centre

Since arriving in the country as one of its first Peace Corps volunteers 20 years ago, Michael Meyer has witnessed and written about the transformation of China, at the level of both an urban neighborhood and a remote village.  His award-winning first book The Last Days of Old Beijing (B

Michael Meyer