News Coverage About Dai Qing

Beijing’s Water Crisis: Environment, Civil Engagement and Their International Relevance

(October 13, 2010) CAPI is very pleased to welcome author and activist, Dai Qing, to the University of Victoria campus.

Dai Qing is the leading voice of the environmental movement in China. As a journalist in Beijing in the 1980s, she was a major critic of the Three Gorges Dam project, and since then has become engaged in a broad range of environmental issues in China from climate change to water resource management and civil education. Dai Qing has been recognized internationally for her tireless work on these pressing global issues, and is considered one of the most recognized Chinese writers and activists of the past century.

This lecture is presented with generous support from the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions and is free and open to the public.

November 5, 2010 – 7:30pm – 10:00pm
Hickman Building, Room 105
University of Victoria, British Columbia

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