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For this first public event presented in conjunction with the Spring 2021 course “Human Rights in China,” join us for a panel discussion of the ongoing Uyghur genocide in Xinjiang.


  Teng Biao
  Pozen Visiting Professor, academic lawyer and human rights activist

  Magnus Fiskesjö
  Associate Professor of Anthropology, Cornell University

  Ilshat H. Kokbore
  Activist and former president, Uyghur American Association

  Zubayra Shamseden
  Chinese Language Outreach Coordinator, Uyghur Human Rights Project

  Tursunay Ziyawdun
  Camp survivor, native Uyghur from East Turkistan (aka Xinjiang)


  Johanna Ransmeier
  Associate Professor of History and the College, University of Chicago

Presented in partnership with the Department of History and the Center for East Asian Studies.