Part 1: How to Be a Corpse in a Chinese World
“Crafting Corpses: Between the Dead Body and the Body Politic”
Ruth E. Toulson
Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Wyoming
Part 2: Theory and Method of the Dead
Moderator: Harold Cook, Professor of History, Brown University
Stephan Feuchtwang is the author of numerous works on Chinese religion and politics, and on comparative civilizations. His After the Event: the Transmission of Grievous Loss in Germany, China and Taiwan (Berghahn, 2011) brings together the histories of state violence in Europe between 1933 and 1945, in China between 1959 and 1961 (the Great Leap famine) and the Taiwan during and after the civil and Cold wars.