30
April
2019
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15:40
Europe/Amsterdam

Reflections on the May 4th movement in the age of looking into the past

Prof Zheng Yongnian, Director of the East Asian Institute at NUS, discussed the ambivalent attitudes of those in power towards the May 4th Movement in China, which occurred a hundred years ago. Prof Zheng feels that it is necessary for a new cultural movement – one which is civilised, progressive, advanced and even revolutionary.