Professor Pierre-Etienne Will Lecture

Professor Pierre-Etienne Will
Directeur d'études
École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales

will be addressing the Vancouver Institute on October 22, 2005 at 8:15 p.m., Lecture Hall No. 2 in the Woodward Instructional Resources Centre, University of British Columbia.

Democracy, Human Rights, and the Chinese Political Tradition

Professor Will holds the chair in Chinese history at the prestigious College de France in Paris. A specialist in eighteenth-century China, he has published extensively in French and English on a wide range of topics, including famine relief, forensic medicine, and Chinese political institutions. His books include Bureaucracy and Famine in Eighteenth-Century China and Nourish the People. His current work focuses on the place of democracy and human rights in contemporary China.

Fall Program 2005
Sep 24, Oct 1, Oct 15, Oct 22, Oct 29, Nov 5, Nov 12, Nov 19, Nov 26.