The lecture is free to attend and no registration is required.
The CRASSH Humanitas Visiting Professor in Chinese Studies, Xu Bing (Former President of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing), will give two public lectures and participate in a concluding symposium. He will also attend a talk and reception at the Fitzwilliam Museum to celebrate his visit to Cambridge.
Other events in this series
Talk and Reception: Tuesday 28 April Xu Bing at the Fitzwilliam Museum
Lecture 2: Wednesday 29 April The Energy of Reality and the Creativity of Art
Symposium: Thursday 30 April Chinese Tradition/Chinese Reality
For administrative enquiries please contact Michelle Maciejewska.
The Humanitas Chair in Chinese Studies has been made possible by the generous support of Sir David Tang.
The Humanitas Chair in Chinese Studies will gather together academics and graduate students from different disciplines across the arts, social sciences and humanities with a research interest in China.
Previous Humanitas Visiting Professors in Chinese Studies
2013-14: David Derwei Wang (Edward Henderson Professor in Chinese Literature at Harvard University, Director of CCK Foundation Inter-University Center for Sinological Studies, and Academician, Academia Senica)
2012-13: Chen Yung-fa (Modern History Institute of the Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan)
2011-12: Wu Hung (Harrie A Vanderstappen Distinguished Service Professor in Art History and East Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago)
Hans van de Ven (Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies)
Susan Daruvala (Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies)
Adam Chau (Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies)
Boping Yuan (Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies)
Uradyn Bulag (Social Anthropology)
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