Julia Lovell & Xinran Xue
Thu 22 Aug 14:15 - 15:15
Global bestselling sensation Xinran Xue's The Promise is a state-of-the-nation masterpiece, showing modern China through the eyes of a family caught in the winds of history. Those winds start with Mao according to Julia Lovell, professor of Modern Chinese History and Literature at Birkbeck College. Maoism: A Global History explains the impact of his ideas across the world. Today they discuss a nation that’s defining our century.