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Thomas Hoellmann – ‘Multiculturalism is at risk’

Thomas O. Hoellmann is a sinologist and professor at Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich. He has been President of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities since January 2017.

Shortly before finishing his A-levels, Thomas Höllmann started to become interested in China. He originally planned to study art, but as his enthusiasm for Chinese art grew, so did his interest in Chinese history. “In the early 1970s, the Cultural Revolution in China still had a high potential for attention,” says Hoellmann.

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