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CESSI Summer Lecture Series

"Sino-Soviet Relations and the Making of Modern Xinjiang"

Event Details

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
4 p.m.
Lecture by Judd Kinzley (Assistant professor of Modern Chinese History, UW-Madison). This talk will focus on the centrality of the Soviet Union's role in shaping modern Xinjiang. Based on Professor Kinzley's forthcoming book, this talk will show the power of Soviet resource extraction enterprises in molding Chinese state institutions, patterns of central government investment, and Han-Uyghur relations. Professor Kinzley will conclude by offering new ways of thinking about the connection between
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