Nobel Laureate Liu Xiaobo Mourned

The Centre for Chinese Research mourns the passing of Liu Xiaobo, a writer, scholar, and conscientious intellectual who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010 for his non-violent struggle for constitutional democracy and “fundamental human rights in China.”

“The world has clearly lost a giant whose impact will live on in the hearts and minds of so many.”
— Professor Santa J. Ono, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of British Columbia


The Centre for Chinese Research held a memorial event on July 19th, 2017 to commemorate Liu’s life. Please click here to watch the full video recording.


Event page

For the announcement of the Nobel Peace Prize for 2010: