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The protests in Hong Kong have lasted for nearly 6 months. Apart from the various analyses of the root causes, the characteristics and continuing evolution of the movement have also triggered a lot discussion.

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Date 11 December 2019
Time 18:30 - 20:30

This seminar will cover the 3 major characteristics of the current Hong Kong movement together with contextualized examples:

1) Be water,

2) Leaderless Movement,

3) Global Solidarity Building and Redefining China as a Global Power

Q&A session follows after the talk.

Speakers:

Janet Lui - Early protester, MA Political Communications at Goldsmiths, University of London

Gwyneth Kwai-Lam Ho - Hong Kong Journalist specialised in feature writing on politics and social movements in the Greater China region

Date: Wednesday, 11 December 2019 from 18:30-20:30

Venue: Doelenzaal, Building C, ground floor, Universiteit van Amsterdam