September 4th, 2012

“The Bo Xi Lai Affair and its Implications for China’s Future”

A lecture by Stephen MacKinnon
Professor Emeritus of History, ASU

Tuesday, September, 4, 2012
Coor 5536
3-4:30 pm

Prof. MacKinnon is a former Director of the Center for Asian Studies and taught Modern Chinese History at ASU for forty years. He has lived in China on and off since 1972 — most recently teaching at Sichuan University during the spring of 2012. He has known Bo Xilai, who is at the center of a scandal that implicates powerful figures in Chinese politics, since 1979.