Wang Hui is a
professor in the Department of Chinese Language and Literature at Tsinghua
University in Beijing. In 1989, he was involved in the Tiananmen Square
Protests and was subsequently exiled to a reeducation camp in Shaanxi province.
His critique of government policy has emerged as a leading voice on the Chinese
New Left. Wang was named as one of Foreign
Policy’s top 100 public intellectuals in 2008. In 2013 he was awarded the
Luca Pacioli Award.