Columbia Global Centers | Beijing, 26, 1F Core Plaza, 1 Shanyuan Street, Zhongguancun, Haidian District, Beijing
On August 8, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing invites you to the symposium, The Bandung Spirit: Reflections on Afro-Asian Solidarity. The program aims to revisit the lost legacy of Bandung and reflect on the future of our globalized world.
Souleymane Bachir Diagne, Professor of French and of Philosophy, Columbia University
Mamadou Diouf, Leitner Family Professor of African Studies, Director of Institute for African Studies, and Chair of the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies (MESAAS), Columbia University
Stathis Gourgouris, Professor of Classics, English, and Comparative Literature, Columbia University
Lydia H. Liu, Wu Tsun Tam Professor in the Humanities, Director of the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society, Columbia University
LI Tuo, Writer, Critic, and Adjunct Research Associate in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University
QIAN Ying, Assistant Professor at Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University
WANG Hui, Professor in the Department of Chinese Language and Literature and Department of History, Tsinghua University
YIN Zhiguang, Assistant Professor, College of Humanities, and Director of the Global China Research Center, University of Exeter
WEI Ran, Research Fellow at the Institute of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
XIONG Ying, Research Fellow at the Institute of Chinese Literature, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
LIANG Zhan, Research Fellow at the Institute of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
9:30 - 10:00 Registration
10:00 - 10:15 Welcoming Remarks by Professor Lydia H. Liu and Professor Stathis Gourgouris
10:15 - 12:00 Session I. Bandung and Universalism
Moderator: Lydia H. Liu
Panelists: Souleymane Bachir Diagne, WANG Hui, Stathis Gourgouris
13:00 - 15:00 Session II. Rewriting World Literature
Moderator: LI Tuo
Panelists: Lydia H. Liu, XIONG Ying, YIN Zhiguang
15:30 - 17:30 Session III. Intellectuals and Cinema in the Third World
Moderator: LIANG Zhan
Panelists: QIAN Ying, WEI Ran, Mamadou Diouf
18:30 - 21:00 Film Screening and Discussion: Hyenas
The event will be conducted in Chinese.
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