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2018 May 30

Fairbank Center: From Eco-Threat to Green Leader: Narratives of China’s Environment

3:00pm to 4:00pm

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CGIS South, S153, 1730 Cambridge St. Cambridge, MA

Elizabeth Lord, An Wang Postdoctoral Fellow, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

This talk aims to unpack dominant narratives about China’s environment, see how they spatialize China, and examine their assumptions and political implications. This talk argues that the environment increasingly serves as a new platform to ‘re-orientalize’ China, or construct China as an environmental ‘other,’ by those outside the country.

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