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Visiting Scholar Xiaozhou Wang describes historic preservation efforts in Beijing
Thursday, March 1, 2012 - 2:00pm to Thursday, March 1, 2012 - 3:30pm
Visiting Scholar Xiaozhou Wang describes historic preservation efforts in Beijing

This Thursday, Chinese Visiting Scholar Xiaozhou Wang will describe recent efforts to preserve historic resources in Beijing.  Wang will discuss challenges facing historical conservation including economic revitalization/gentrification, "fraud antiques", loss of culture and community due to relocation of local residents, and implementation hurdles.  Wang will also discuss foreign media coverage of Beijing's historic preservation initiatives.

 

When: Thursday, March 1 (2:00-3:30pm)

Where: Urban Center, Room 220

 

All are welcome! Please join us. 

 

This presentation is sponsored by the PSU-China Innovations in Urbanization program. For more information, please contact Collin Roughton at collinroughton@gmail.com.