History professor Fan presents book at U.K. webinar series

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Dr. Xin Fan

Dr. Xin Fan

Department of History Associate Professor Xin Fan introduced his book project, “The Right to Talk about China: Chinese Intellectuals and the Rise of Emotional Politics,” in a virtual talk on Nov. 26 as part of a panel discussion in the ongoing webinar series “The International System of Power,” hosted by City, University of London, a public research institution in the United Kingdom.

Dr. Fan, currently on sabbatical, was a visiting fellow this past summer for the international research project, "Writing History with China," at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, funded by the Volkswagen Foundation.

In October, Fan presented his paper, “The Right to Talk about China: Jiang Tingfu and the Rise of Emotion Politics," at the Annual Conference of the New York Conference on Asian Studies held at SUNY Brockport.

Fan also co-organized an online workshop with Assistant Professor of Humanities Qian Zhu of Duke Kunshan University, on "The Historicity of Crisis: Contingency and Continuity in Twentieth-Century Intellectual Histories,” held Oct. 30 and 31, at Duke Kunshan University, and presented his own paper, “1949 in Intellectual History: Crisis, Event, and Memory.”

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