7:30 p.m. Location: JO 2.604
Michael Szonyi is the Frank Wen-Hsiung Wu Memorial Professor of Chinese History and Director of the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University. He is a social historian of late imperial and modern China. His research focuses on the local history of southeast China, from the Ming dynasty to the twenty-first century, using a combination of traditional textual sources and ethnographic-style fieldwork.
The speaker will sign his book before and after the lecture. Signing before the lecture will start at 7:00 p.m.