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Rethinking Socialism(s) and Socialist Legacies in Postcolonial Asia

April 19, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Throughout the twentieth century, the ideas of Marx and Lenin were fervently listened to, adopted, modified, and confronted in Asia–an ideational and organizational reservoir still of foremost importance today. What socialism has meant, and still means, in theory, and in practice has always been highly heterogeneous. Join panelists as they discuss a key question: what can Asian imaginaries, institutions, and practices tell us about socialism as a global phenomenon? 

Panelists include:

  • Dr. Mohammed al-Sudairi (Post-doctoral researcher at the Hong Kong Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Hong Kong, and Head of the Asian Studies Unit at the King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies)
  • Prof. Julia C. Strauss (Professor of Chinese Politics, SOAS, University of London)
  • Dr. Harry Verhoeven (Convenor of the Oxford University China-Africa Network)


April 19, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Carolina Asia Center