China’s rise – Strength and Fragility is the first book being jointly published by Resistance Books, the IIRE and Merlin Press. Author Au Loong Yu will be visiting Britain from 12 to 22 November to launch the book at meetings around the country.
Au Loong-Yu will be touring Britain from 12 to 22 November to launch the book at the following events
Saturday 17 November, London, 11am – 5pm
AU LOONG YU, author of China’s Rise and labour activist in Hong Kong
ANNA CHEN, poet and radio presenter,
PIERRE ROUSSET, author of chapter on Maoism and writer on Asian social and national liberation movements,
TIM PRINGLE, lecturer in labour, social movements and development, SOAS
11am – Registration
11:30am – 1:15pm – China’s rise: why is it now capitalist? with Au Loong Yu, Anna Chen and Pierre Rousset.
1:15pm – 2pm – Lunch
2pm – 3:15pm
Workshop 1: The Crisis and how it affects China, with Au Loong Yu and Susan Pashkoff
Workshop 2: The legacy of the Chinese revolution, with Pierre Rousset
3:15 – 3:30 – Break
3:30pm – 5pm: Struggles in China today, with Tim Pringle and Au Loong Yu.
China’s Rise: Strength and Fragility, will be available at the pre-publication discounted price of £12 at the book launch.
Tuesday 13 November, Cambridge – 7:30pm Upstairs, CB2 Norfolk Street
see http://redgreenforum.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/red-green-forum-presnts-au-loonh-yu.html for more info
Wednesday 14 November 5pm University of Bristol, Bristol Policy Studies common room at 8 Priory Road, Bristol BS8 1TZ.
Thursday 15 November, Oxford Town Hall, 7.30pm.
Monday 19 November, Manchester, Friends Meeting House, Mount Street (Near the Town Hall). 7pm
Tuesday 20 November, Birmingham, Council House, 7pm.
Wednesday 21 November, Leeds Metropolitan University, Broadcasting Place (next to the old Broadcasting House) Woodhouse Lane, Leeds LS2 9EN, 6pm.
Thursday 22 November, Durham, The Peoples Bookshop Third Floor, The Attic Saddlers Yard 70, Saddler Street, DH1 3NP, 6pm.