CCSP Seminar - China’s environmental movement: a journalist’s view

Date

Thu, 17/01/2013 -
17:00 to 18:30
Fellows Dining Room, St Antony’s College

Convenor

Sam Geall, University of Oxford

Speaker(s)

Liu Jianqiang

Liu Jianqiang will speak about China’s environmental movement and reflect on his extensive reporting of grassroots campaigns, particularly those against controversial large hydropower projects in the country’s southwest.

Liu is China editor of bilingual website chinadialogue and formerly a senior investigative reporter with Southern Weekly, one of China’s most influential newspapers. He won the “Award for Excellence in Reporting on the Environment” from the Society of Publishers in Asia in 2008, and the prestigious “Green Expert” award at the TNC-SEE Awards in 2011.

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