Book Tour: Striking to Survive: Workers’ Resistance to Factory Relocations in China

When:
September 27, 2018 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
2018-09-27T13:30:00-04:00
2018-09-27T16:00:00-04:00
Where:
Mergenthaler 526
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Tian Yunchen

Fan Shigang, Independent Activist

“The struggles of workers in China’s industrial centers are shaping the future of labor and democracy not only in

China but throughout the world. Chinese worker-activists Fan Shigang and Li Wen will provide a unique, on-the ground

perspective on the most recent wave of militancy among China’s enormous working class.”

Fan Shigang was born into a family of workers for state-owned enterprises in a northern Chinese city. He has

worked as a basic-level employee in several machining factories. He is a contributor to the underground labor

periodical, Factory Stories, conducting interviews with factory workers in southern China, documenting their lives