Book Talk presented by Professor Sulmaan Khan, Wednesday, April 1st at 4:30 pm in HGS 211

April 1, 2015

The International Security Studies Brady-Johnson Grand Strategy Lecture Series will be presenting a talk featuring Professor Sulmaan Khan.  Professor Khan is an Assistant Professor of International History and Chinese Foreign Relations at The Fletcher School, Tufts University.  Please join us as he discusses his new book “Muslim, Trader, Nomad, Spy: China’s Cold War and the People of the Tibetan Borderlands” in which he tells the story of the PRC’s response to the Tibetan crisis of 1959 and brings to life an extraordinary cast of characters: Chinese diplomats appalled by sky burials, Guomindang spies working with Tibetans in Nepal, traders carrying salt across the Himalayas, and Tibetan Muslims rioting in Lhasa.