In the Name of Confucius Premieres in South Africa 9/14/2017

Student for A Free Tibet (SFT) and the Film Society at the University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa is hosting a screening of In the Name of Confucius on campus on September 14, 2017.

TIME: Thursday, September 14 at 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM UTC+02

ADD: AC Jordan 4A; UCT Upper Campus

The SFT at UCT launched a petition campaign asking Dr. Max Price, Vice Chancellor of the UCT to investigate the UCT’s Confucius Institute and protect academic freedom. The Confucius Institute in the UCT was opened in 2010 in partnership with China’s Hanban (aka Confucius Institute Headquarters) and Sun Yat-sen University.

According to Hanban, there are 5 Confucius Institutes and 5 Confucius Classrooms in South Africa, and 48 Confucius Institutes in Africa.

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