modu : A Tale of Urban China

The role of Christianity in the modernization of Gulangyu Island in Xiamen – Lecture

Liu Jinfen, PhD candidate at Leiden University and holder of the CEFC mobility scholarship, will present a lecture entitled “The Passing of Glory: Urban Development, Local Politics, and Christianity on Gulangyu Island, Xiamen” on November 23 at Tsinghua University.

After the defeat of Qing government in the First Opium War (1839-1842), Xiamen was forcibly open to the outside world as a trading port. In the mean time, Christianity appeared as more Westerners came. Gulangyu Island experienced a rapid modernization, in which Christianity, according to Liu Jinfen, played a major role.

Date: November 23, 2015 from 2 pm to 4 pm
Location: Tsinghua University Mingzhai Building, Room 337
Speaker: Liu Jifeng
Link: Lecture: The role of Christianity in the modernization of Gulangyu Island in Xiamen

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November 23, 2015 to

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Beijing
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