A reading of a biography of Xi Jinping in the German city of Duisburg will take place after all – but not by the Confucius Institute affiliated with the university. Instead, the event will be organized by the university’s East Asia Institute itself, as reported by dpa. Initially, the event had been canceled due to Chinese pressure (China.Table reported). A host for a similar reading in Hanover has not yet been found. However, according to the news agency, the local university is in talks with the publisher of the book “Xi Jinping – der mächtigste Mann der Welt” (Xi Jinping – the most powerful man in the world) by authors Stefan Aust and Adrian Geiges. nib
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