Facing intensified market competition and rapid social change, many Chinese are experiencing increased mental distress. In this talk, Zhang examines how psychological training and interventions play a vital part in cultivating a new self among urban middle-classes.
Beto Veríssimo is a senior researcher at Imazon, an NGO think-and-do-tank based in the Brazilian Amazon that he co-founded in 1990. He was trained in Agricultural Engineering at the Federal Rural University of the Brazilian Amazon and earned a Masters in Ecology at Pennsylvania State University.
Location: 216 Aaron Burr Hall
Environmentalist and Agricultural Engineer, Co-founder of Imazon
Khaled Alkhamissi is an Egyptian novelist, columnist, lecturer and cultural producer. He has published two works of fiction, Taxi and Noah’s Arch that have given readers deep insights into Egyptian society in the last decade. Taxi, which is often said to have “predicted the Egyptian uprisings” surrounding the January 25th...
Location: 144 Louis A. Simpson International Building
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