Versailles in China, May Fourth in the World: Intellectuals, Protests, and Networks
Session de la conférence internationale organisée à l’Université américaine de Paris, “Versailles at 100. The Paris Peace Conference at 100”, vendredi 24 mai 2019. Interventions de Sebastian Veg (EHESS, associé CCJ-CECMC), Rachel Leow (Cambridge University), Peter Zarrow (University of Connecticut) et Jeffrey Wasserstrom (UC Irvine).
Présentation de la conférence internationale “The Paris Peace Conference at 100”
In collaboration with Harvard Kennedy School, The American University of Paris will host the first of a pair of conferences marking the centennial of the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, one of many settlements that issued from the 1919 Paris Peace Conference. Leading scholars, authors and diplomats, public policy experts and world leaders, as well as emerging scholars will convene to advance new perspectives on the historical and public policy implications of Paris 1919. Iconic Paris locations with ties to the Paris Peace Conference have been secured for this ground-breaking conference. May 24 – 26, 2019.
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Programme de la session Chine
Vendredi 24 mai 2019, 14h-15h30
- Rachel Leow (Cambridge University) “Weeping Qingdao tears abroad: Distorted echoes of May Fourth in Southeast Asia.”
- Sebastien Veg (EHESS) “Local networks with global reach: Sichuanese journalists reporting from the Paris peace conference and their echoes in Chengdu.”
- Peter Zarrow (University of Connecticut) “Hopes Dashed: Chinese interpretations of the Great War, 1917-1919.”
- Jeffrey Wasserstrom (UC Irvine) “The Road to May 4, 1919: Chinese Patriotic Passions during 1918.”