Frank Dikötter has been a professor at the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London and (since 2006) Chair Professor of the Humanities at the University of Hong Kong.
He has published a dozen books that have changed the ways historians view modern China, from the classic The Discourse of Race in Modern China (1992) to China before Mao: The Age of Openness (2007). He is also the author of the acclaimed "People's Trilogy" on the history of China under Mao (1949-76).
In this talk, he will discuss what can be learned about today's China by studying its Maoist past.
The Zoom Webinar event, hosted by the Political Economy Project and co-sponsored by the Dickey Center for International Understanding, is free and open to the public. No registration needed. To join the Webinar, click here:: https://dartmouth.zoom.us/j/98929465490?pwd=bGZWK3cwT2w4WXFHbkphZEIwRGsrUT09 or sign in with the Webinar ID 989 2946 5490 and Passcode 426466.