The People's Republic Of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited
LRCCS Faculty Associate Louisa Lim is currently the Howard V.Marsh Visiting Professor of Journalism at the University of Michigan. Professor Lim is an award-winning journalist who spent a decade reporting from China for BBC and NPR. Her book The People's Republic of Amnesia was named an Economist best book of the year, and shortlisted for the Orwell Prize for political writing and the Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism. It was described as "stunning and important" by the Los Angeles Review of Books, and as "one of the best analyses of the impact of Tiananmen throughout China in the years since 1989" by the New York Times.
The USC U.S.-China Institute will present a book talk by Louisa Lim. The Peoples Republic of Amnesia discusses how the events of June 4th changed China, and how China changed the events of June 4th by rewriting its own history.
When: Dec. 3rd 2015
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