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Peter Lorge: “Understanding and Misunderstanding Sunzi’s (Sun Tzu) Art of War”

February 25, 2013 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

The Curriculum in Peace, War, and Defense is hosting a talk entitled “Understanding and Misunderstanding Sunzi’s (Sun Tzu) Art of War” by Peter Lorge, Vanderbilt University, in Hamilton 569, on Feb 25, 5:30–7:00.

Peter Lorge teaches Chinese and Military history at Vanderbilt University.  He specializes in tenth- and eleventh-century Chinese military history and thought, and is the author, most recently, of Chinese Martial Arts: From Antiquity to the Twenty-First Century (Cambridge), and editor of The Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms (Chinese University Press). 
In addition, Dr. Lorge will provide a guest lecture on Feb. 26 on the invention and use of gunpowder in medieval China, entitled “Finding Gunpowder and Losing A Revolution.”  The lecture is for Hist 351, in Hamilton 100, 11–12 a.m.  There is plenty of additional seating, and guests are welcome.

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February 25, 2013
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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569 Hamilton Hall
NC United States