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EDGS Hosts Talks on 10 Year Anniversary of Sichuan Earthquake

EDGS and the Political Science Speaker Series on “Society and Politics in the Asia-Pacific” will host two talks and a panel discussion on March 8th-9th on the 10 year anniversary of the Sichuan earthquake.

On Thursday, March 8th, Prof. Bin Xu, Emory University, will speak on his new book, The Politics of Compassion: the Sichuan Earthquake and Civic Engagement in China.

On Friday, March 9th, Prof. Christian Sorace, Colorado College, will speak on his new book, Shaken Authority: China’s Communist Party and the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake.

Also on Friday, March 9th, Prof. Bin Xu, Prof. Christian Sorace, and Prof. William Hurst will take part in a panel discussion on the 2008 Sichuan earthquake.