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Beijing Journalist Promise Hsu to Speak at LSU on Feb. 22

02/17/2012 09:25 AM

BATON ROUGE – Beijing journalist Promise Hsu will speak on the “The Chinese Quest for Liberty” on Wednesday, Feb. 22, from 3-4:30 p.m. in the LSU Hill Memorial Library Lecture Hall.

 

The event is free and open to students, faculty and staff, and the general public. Hsu’s visit is sponsored by the Eric Voegelin Institute, Department of Political Science, and Intercollegiate Studies Institute at LSU.

 

Hsu (Hong Xu) is an independent journalist based in Beijing. He has published in leading Chinese magazines, including Vista, Global Entrepreneur, South Wind Window, Asian Business Leaders, Almond Flowers, and in English media, including Christianity Today, World Magazine, Compass Direct News, and The Media Project. He was a world affairs journalist at the English news channel of China Central Television for six years after studying International Journalism at Beijing Broadcast Institute – now Communication University of China – from 1994 to 1999. He is writing a book exploring the spiritual and intellectual foundations of a free and responsible civilization.      

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