5:00 pm on Wednesday, February 5, 2014
7:00 pm on Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Eilts Room, Department of International Relations | 154 Bay State Road, 2nd Floor
In this forum, part of the BUCSA “Asia and the City” yearly series, two short presentations will highlight the changing nature of the Chinese capital between the late imperial and contemporary periods, followed by a conversation with Boston University faculty. BU Hosts: Professors Alice Tseng, Paolo Scrivano, Eugenio Menegon, Cathy Yeh, Enrique Silva Speakers: Professor Ya-chen Ma, Institute of History, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan Visiting Scholar, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University | Professor Shuishan Yu, School of Architecture - College of Arts, Media and Design at Northeastern University and author of "Chang’an Avenue and the Modernization of Chinese Architecture", University of Washington Press, 2013. Co-sponsored by the Department of History of Art and Architecture, BU College of Arts and Sciences - City Planning and Urban Affairs Program, BU Metropolitan College