Jean-Philippe Béja, Emeritus Senior Research Fellow at the National Center for Scientific Research and the Center for International Studies and Research at Sciences-Po, in Paris. He has worked for decades on relations between society and the Party in China, and he has written extensively on intellectuals and on the pro-democracy movement in the People's Republic of China. Béja also works on Hong Kong politics.

He edited The Impact of China’s 1989 Tiananmen Massacre (Routledge, 2011). He also edited an anthology of Liu Xiaobo’s works, in French, Liu Xiaobo, La philosophie du porc et autres essais (Gallimard, 2011), and co-edited with Fu Hualing and Eva Pils Liu Xiaobo, Charter 08 and the Challenges of Political Reform in China (Hong Kong University Press, 2012).

Last Updated: July 18, 2017



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