Sponsored by China Overseas Exchanges Association and organized by Chinese Culture Development Center, 2011“Cultures of China Talk by Master” was held from May 2 to May 5, 2011 in Los Angeles and Houston. This year’s event featured China’s most prominent scholar on historiography studies, Dr. Ge Jianxiong, who brought to American audiences his research on Evolution of Chinese Territorial Culture, History of Chinese Immigration, and Historical Geography of Tibet.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Dr. Ge Jianxiong is China’s leading scholar on historiography studies. He has published numerous books on Chinese historical geography and migration, including Population Geography of the Western Han Dynasty; History of Migrations in China; Changes of Boundaries and Administrative Divisions in China, Population and Modernization in China since 1850, and China’s Historical Geographic Studies in the 20th Century. He is also a well-known public intellectual in China, writing several extremely popular columns and blogs in mainstream Chinese media on globalization and China’s role in the world affairs.