ACIA Online Lecture

Sunday, June 19, 2022 - 20:45

Maynooth University Chinese Studies and the Association of China-Ireland Academics (ACIA) jointly organised an online lecture on 18 June 2022. Prof Zhiguang Yin from Fudang University delivered an inspiring talk on 'Internationalism: Modern China and Asia, Africa and Latin America's Imagination of the New World'. Colleagues from the SMLLC and members of the ACIA attended the lecture and had a great discussion with Prof. Yin.


Zhiguang Yin, Ph.D, is a Professor in international politics at the Fudan University, China. His research interest lies mainly in the area of Chinese modern intellectual and legal history, ethnic minority policy, 19-20 century history of international relations, and Sino-Middle Eastern relations. His current project investigates the Chinese interactions with the Afro-Asian nations in the 1950s and 60s. It particularly interests in the transnational dissemination/reception of mass cultural products in shaping the general public’s encounter, experience and imagination of the Third World Internationalism. His most recent monographs include: A New World: Afro-Asian Solidarity and the PRC’s Imagination of Global Order (Contemporary World Press, 2022) and Politics of Art: The Creation Society and the Practice of Theoretical Struggle in Revolutionary China (Brill, 2014). His articles appear in English and Chinese academic journals such as European Journal of International Law, History, Third World Quarterly, Turkish Journal of Sociology, and Kaifang Shidai (Open Times).