Feminist Activism in China

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Marking two years since her arrest by Chinese authorities, activist Li Maizi (aka Li Tingting) of China’s ‘Feminist Five’ is joined at SOAS by a panel of experts to share her activism experience, and discuss the current state and future of feminism in mainland China. Unprecedented in the UK, this is a chance to hear from one of the PRC’s leading activists and one of the most inspirational figures in global feminist and LGBTQIA+ networks.

Guest speakers include:
– Harriet Evans (Professor of Chinese Cultural Studies, University of Westminster)
– Ros Holmes (Junior Research Fellow, University of Oxford)
– Tricia Kehoe (Phd Candidate, University of Nottingham)
– Monica Merlin (Lecturer, Christie’s Education, University of Glasgow)
– Xu Juan (Curator of feminist art collective Bald Girls)

This event is part of QA’s LGBT H’story month – STORIES A L’ ‘ORIENT’:

The Muslim Ban and LGBTQ+ Refugees, Borderlands Poetry and ArtThe VaChina Monologues,