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Free Speech and Publication Censorship 言论自由与出版审查

February 19, 2020 @ 18:00 - 19:30


Please join us on Wednesday, February 19 from 6:00 – 7:30 PM at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace for a lively talk, in Chinese, by Chinese-American author Zhu Xiao Di about freedom of speech and censorship in China, as seen through the lens of the publishing industry. 

Zhu Xiao Di, author of a novel, an autobiography, a collection of essays, and numerous academic works, will share his encounters with publication censorship in mainland China. Mr. Zhu will offer an analysis of what is gained and lost during the publication process, and will give a historical overview of how the playing field has changed over time.

Seats are limited, so RSVP early!


Zhu Xiao Di is Executive Director at the International Leadership Foundation (ILF) and former Deputy Director of the Ameson Education and Cultural Exchange Foundation Washington DC office. Zhu is a well-known bilingual writer at home and abroad. His English autobiography Thirty Years in a Red House was awarded the Outstanding Academic Book award in 1998 by Select magazine. His novel Tales of Judge Dee (2006) has been translated into French and Chinese and was nominated for several international awards. He has also published an acclaimed collection of essays in mainland China, Leisure Thoughts on Idle Books, and has written for 《侨报》and 中国财新网.

Zhu Xiao Di is a graduate of MIT and has performed extended research at Harvard University. He has been published in USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, and the New York Times. He previously taught at a number of Chinese universities and worked for Arthur Andersen & Co as a management consultant.


February 19, 2020
18:00 - 19:30


American Mandarin Society
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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
1779 Massachusetts Ave.
Washington, DC United States
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