The Politics of Concern: Global Maoism and Asian Studies in the Long Sixties

Fabio Lanza, a professor of history at the University of Arizona, visited ASU in February 2018 and delivered a talk based on his new book, The Politics of Concern: Maoist China, Activism & Asian Studies Attendees included scholars from different disciplines across ASU, including history, political science and Asian studies. The talk focused on the influence that Maoist China imparted on activists and intellectuals around the globe, with a particular focus on the Committee of Concerend Asian Scholars, outlining how its members worked to merge their politics and activism with their scholarship.