Talk relates life of famed Chinese writer
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Dr Louisa Wei Shiyu, Associate Professor of CityU’s School of Creative Media, and the author of the book Wang Shiwei: A Reform in Thinking, hosted the talk and fielded questions from the audience about the “Wang Shiwei Incident” alongside the writer Mr Liu Wai-tong.
During a documentary produced by Dr Wei and screened during the talk, elders from the city of Yan’an in Shaanxi Province who had witnessed what happened to Wang shared their stories, providing valuable information for readers to better understand the life of the Chinese writer.
The talk was titled “Ideological Transformation – From Peking University to Yan’an”.