PROGRAMME DETAILS

China Soul-Searching

SWF Class

Classroom Series

DATE / TIME

11 Nov, Sat 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM
60mins

VENUE

The Arts House, Living Room
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FESTIVAL PASS EVENT

S$25

LANGUAGE

This session is in English

MODERATED BY

Greta Georges

DESCRIPTION

Why is there a sudden flurry of religious and spiritual activity in the world’s fastest-changing nation and latest superpower? To find out, China expert Ian Johnson meets Taoist priests in Shanxi, joins meditation groups in caves in China’s south, and follows an underground Protestant church in Chengdu, amongst other eye-opening experiences. 

FEATURING

Ian Johnson

Canada/China

Ian Johnson is a Beijing-based writer who specialises in religion and values. A Pulitzer Prize winner, he also recently received the Shorenstein Journalism Award from Stanford University’s Asia-Pacific Research Center, which honours journalists for a distinguished body of work about Asia.

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