From Mao to Now—70 Years of the People's Republic of China
Julia Lovell, author of Maoism: A Global History, joins Deep Dish to discuss the legacy of the People’s Republic of China founder, Mao Zedong.
On October 1, 2019, the Chinese Communist Party marks 70 years in power. Much has changed since the founding of the People's Republic of China, but the legacy of its founder, the revolutionary Mao Zedong, still looms large today over Xi Jinping’s leadership and Beijing’s foreign policy. Julia Lovell, author of Maoism: A Global History, joins Deep Dish to discuss.
About the Experts
Professor, Birkbeck, University of London
Julia Lovell is a professor at Birkbeck, University of London and author of "Maoism: A Global History".
Vice President, Studies
Brian Hanson is the Vice President of Studies at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. He oversees the Council's research operations and hosts the Council's weekly podcast, Deep Dish on Global Affairs.