Main Program: China’s Women

26 Oct 2017 14:30 - 15:30
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NEKA. Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)

With Wild Swans, Jung Chang illuminated the lives of three generations of women in China. Former rocket factory worker Lijia Zhang’s Lotus, inspired by her grandmother’s experiences, tells the story of a young sex worker striving for a better life in modern Shenzen. They come together to discuss the lives of women in their shared homeland, and the power of stories passed down.

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Dengan Wild Swans, Jung Chang menyinari kehidupan tiga generasi wanita-wanita di Cina. Mantan pekerja pabrik roket Lotus Lijia Zhang, terinspirasi oleh pengalaman neneknya, menceritakan tentang seorang pekerja seks muda yang berjuang untuk kehidupan yang lebih baik di zaman Shenzen modern. Mereka berkumpul untuk mendiskusikan bersama kehidupan perempuan di rumah mereka, dan bagaimana kekuatan cerita itu diturunkan.


Jung Chang

Jung Chang is the bestselling author of family autobiography Wild Swans and Mao: The Unknown Story (with Jon Halliday). Her most recent book is Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who …

Kirsti Melville

Kirsti Melville is an award-winning documentary producer and the presenter of Earshot on ABC Radio National. Her work focuses on human rights and social justice. When she’s not busy telling …

Lijia Zhang

Lijia Zhang is a rocket factory worker turned writer, social commentator and public speaker. Her articles have appeared in The Guardian and The New York Times. She is the author …

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