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Past Event

The Bandung Spirit Symposium: Reflections on Afro-Asian Solidarity

August 8, 2018
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Columbia Global Centers | Beijing, 26, 1F Core Plaza, 1 Shanyuan Street, Zhongguancun, Haidian District, Beijing
Event Brief

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.

 

Panelists

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

 

Agenda

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 

 

Special Notice
  • The event will be conducted in Chinese.

  • Due to limited seats, registration will be verified through the QR code of confirmation. Please present the QR code at the entrance. 

  • Please plan to arrive no earlier than the registration time and no later than 20 minutes after the end of the registration period.

  • If you are unable to attend the event, please inform us in advance. 

  • If you have any questions, please leave us a message below or email to beijing.cgc@columbia.edu.