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Robert Bickers – SOAS 13/3/17 – Out of China: How the Chinese Ended the Era of Foreign Domination

Posted: March 10th, 2017 | No Comments »

Out of China: How the Chinese Ended the Era of Foreign Domination

Professor Robert Bickers (University of Bristol)

Date:13 March 2017Time: 5:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: G3

It’s only eighteen years since the end of the era of the Chinese ‘treaty ports’. In 1999 the last foreign-controlled outpost, Macao — the first to have been detached from Chinese control — was formally returned. In this talk Robert Bickers will draw on his new book, Out of China, to highlight key moments in the history of the decline of foreign power in China, its awkward persistence into the 1990s, and its enduring legacies.

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