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Thursday, August 14 • 3:00pm - 3:30pm
P25 PROFESSIONAL POSTER - Preserving Historical Memory and Protecting Academic Freedom: The Advent of the First Primary Source Database on PRC History

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This poster describes the birth of the first independently produced database on the history of the Peoples Republic of China, entitled "The Database for the History of Contemporary Chinese Political Movements." The database includes previously unavailable primary sources for all important stages in China from 1949 to 1976, including the Cultural Revolution. Significant issues such as international copyright concerns and the imprisonment of its chief editor that emerged during its creation are presented.

Speakers
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Zehao Zhou

Supervisor, York College of Pennsylvania
The state of archival sources in China | Academic freedom in China | Combatting government censorship | Copyright | Independently produced archival databases | Translation challenges in creating non-English archival sources


Thursday August 14, 2014 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Conference Registration Foyer [Lobby Level] Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC 20008

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