Please Join the Weatherhead East Asian Institute and the C.V. Starr East Asian Library for a talk and discussion on Re-examining Relations between Hu Shih and T. V. Soong as Top Chinese Diplomats in the U.S. During WWII: New Discoveries from Koo, Soong and Hu Papers, on Wednesday, October 11, 2023, 4-5PM, in Room 918, International Affairs Building.
Speaker: Professor Wu Jingping, Department of History, Fudan University
Professor Junyan Jiang, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Columbia University
Professor Deliang Tang, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia University; Department of Chinese History, Nanjing University
Moderator: Chengzhi Wang, Chinese Studies Librarian, C.V. Starr East Asian Library, Columbia University
Columbia educated Hu Shih, Wellington Koo and T. V. Soong served as leading Chinese diplomats during WWII. Based on studying Koo, Soong and Hu Papers, Prof. Wu Jingping reports his research findings on Chinese special diplomacy in wartime and re-examines Hu vs. Soong in representing Chinese interests and seeking American aid in different ways. (The presentation is in Chinese language).
This event is hosted by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute and co-sponsored by the C.V. Starr East Asian Library.
Registration: To attend this event in-person, please register HERE.