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Remains of the Everyday: A Century of Recycling in Beijing

Josh Goldstein, University of Southern California

Mon, 3/1 · 4:30 pm-6:00 pm · Zoom

Program in East Asian Studies

Josh Goldstein will introduce his book Remains of the Everyday which traces the changing material culture and industrial ecology of China through the lens of recycling. Over the last century, waste recovery and secondhand goods markets have been integral to Beijing’s economic functioning and cultural identity, and acts of recycling have figured centrally in the ideological imagination of modernity and citizenship.

Registration required. Register here: https://princeton.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEldeigqDsrH9MKU3LACb9Y1Qld3exmv8S1

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