Deutsche Vereinigung für Politikwissenschaft

MPIfG Lecture:The Privatization of Ambition in China: A History, Halle

Wednesday, May 31, 2023 | 17:00

In his talk, Biao Xiang fromthe Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology in Halle provides a history of ambition in China with a focus on its “privatization.” He asks how individual ambition has driven China’s remarkable growth over the last forty years, and subsequently become a source of the widespread feeling of powerlessness, especially among the youth.

The talk will take place in person at the MPIfG in Cologne and online participation will not be possible. To register, please send an email to infompifgde.

The lecture will end at 18:30.