Dipesh Chakrabarty Lectures in Shanghai & Hangzhou

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Dipresh Chakrabarty Lectures in Shanghai and Hangzhou. Dipesh Chakrabarty, the Lawrence A. Kimpton Distinguished Service Professor in the Departments of History, South Asian Languages & Civilization, and the College, was the featured speaker at events in Shanghai on Sunday, December 12, and in Hangzhou on Tuesday, December 14.

The Shanghai lecture was entitled "From Civilization to Globalization: The “West” as a Shifting Signifier in Indian Modernity."  Lu Xinghua hosted with panelists Jiang Ruoshui, Lo Wingsang and Zhu Dake.