Wang Hui

Wang Hui is Professor of Literature and History at Tsinghua University and Director of Tsinghua Institute for Advanced Study in Humanities and Social Sciences, Beijing, and has been a visiting professor at Harvard University and University of California, Los Angeles and Berkeley. Considered as one of China’s foremost critical intellectuals, his work focuses on contemporary Chinese literature and intellectual history. In 1997, Hui published the groundbreaking article “Contemporary Chinese Thought and the Question of Modernity,” analyzing the neoliberal restructuring of China and its official propagandists. He is author of The End of Revolution: China and the Limits of Modernity (2010), China from Empire to Nation-State (2014), and most recently China’s Twentieth Century: Revolution, Retreat and the Road to Equality (2016).

As of March 2018