Sparks: Tour

All events in person unless noted. Missing details and links to event organizers will be added as they become available.

U.S. East Coast In-person

Sept. 26, 7 pm official launch at McNally Jackson South Seaport location, New York City, in conversation with Gal Beckerman, senior editor at The Atlantic, and author of The Quiet Before, which like Sparks discusses the crucial networking early phase of revolutions. To reserve a seat ($5 donation), please click here.

Sept. 27, 7 pm, Harvard Book Store, Cambridge, Mass., discussion with Annie Jieping Zhang, former editor in chief of Initium Media, founder of Matters Lab, and currently a Nieman Fellow at Harvard. Details here

Sept. 28, 12:30 pm, Council on Foreign Relations book launch and reception, New York City. 

Sept. 29, 12-1:30 pm. Georgetown University law school. Details here.

Sept. 30, 3 pm, Politics and Prose, Washington, D.C. Details here.

United Kingdom In-person:

Oct. 4. London School of Economics. 6-8 pm, in conversation with Prof. Vlad Zubok. Details here.

Oct. 5., 6:30 pm, Waterstones, in conversation with Zhang Lijia. Details here.

Oct. 6, 12-1 pm, Oxford University China Centre. Details here.

Oct 6, evening, Reform Club London

U.S. West Coast In-person

Oct. 14, 2 pm, Wende Museum, Los Angeles

Oct. 16, 4-5:30 pm, UC Irvine, Details here.

Oct. 17, 12:15-1:30. UCLA Law School. Details here.

Oct. 18, 4-5:30 pm. USC. Free admission but register here please

Oct. 19, Internet Archive, San Francisco. 6 pm PT. Details and registration here

Other Events Hybrid

Oct. 25, 12:30 Pacific time, LA World Affairs Council livestream. in talk with Jeff Wasserstrom. Details here. 

Oct. 30. Asia Society. In-person discussion with Li Yuan, Annie Zhang Jieping, and Jiang Xue on women in China’s underground opposition.  

Nov. 2. China Project annual meeting. 

Nov. 27. City Lights, San Francisco. In conversation with Hong Kong publisher Bao Pu. Livestream. 

Dec. 11, Atlantic Council, Washington D.C.

 Events in 2024

March 14-17, Annual Meeting Association for Asian Studies, Seattle. Panel discussion and book signing at OUP table

March 18. Stanford University.

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