ICJS Event in New York City:
The Xinjiang riots with Joshua Eisenman

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009
8:00 p.m.
Registration closed
Open to general public.

We are happy to welcome Joshua Eisenman, a fellow at the American Foreign Policy Council and coauthor of "China and the Developing World: Beijing's Strategy for the 21st Century" (ME Sharpe). (Click here for more information.)

In July Uighur mobs attacked Han Chinese in Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang in Northwest China. Han Chinese counter-attacked and when security forces quashed violence about 200 were dead and many more were injured. Josh will analyze the immediate and root causes of the racial violence that engulfed Xinjiang and the Chinese government's reaction.

About ICJS
The Institute of Contemporary Japanese Studies (ICJS) is an organization dedicated to fostering study and research on various topics related to contemporary Japan and Asia.