Ragnar Baldursson

Ragnar Baldursson

Ragnar Baldursson is a diplomat and scholar of Chinese philosophy, and author of Nineteen Seventy-Six, a firsthand account of life in post-revolutionary China. Baldursson is the Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of Iceland in Beijing and has served in the Icelandic foreign ministry for more than 20 years. He was one of the first foreign students admitted to study at Peking University in the 1970s, where he gained a BA in Philosophy. He has translated the Analects of Confucius and the Daodejing into Icelandic.

March 12: Writing With and Against History
March 21: Ninety Seventy-Six: The End of the Cultural Revolution

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