“China and the 2008 Riots in Tibet: What Happened, and How Do We Know?” with Prof. Zheng

Goleta Valley Public Library 500 N. Fairview Avenue, Goleta, CA

UCSB's Professor Xiaowei Zheng (November 20 at 4:30PM at the Goleta Public Library) will discuss the difficulties in assessing the 2008 riots in Tibet. The rioting that began on March 14 in the Tibetan capital, Lhasa, spread quickly to other Tibetan cities. In Lhasa, rioters targeted Han Chinese merchants who suffered injuries, casualties, and massive property damage. In the crackdown that followed, the [...]


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