Sat June 9: Shanghai Lecture Series – Fact-checking Foxconn

Rob Schmitz, Marketplace’s China correspondent in Shanghai, will give a talk titled “Fact-checking Foxconn: The Evolving Labour Story in China” at Hong Kong University’s Shanghai Study Centre on Saturday, June 9, 2012 at 2pm.

Rob Schmitz

Rob Schmitz joined Marketplace in 2010.

Prior to that, he was the Los Angeles bureau chief for San Francisco television station, KQED’s The California Report. He’s also reported for KPCC (89.3), and for Minnespota Public Radio.

Prior to his radio career, Schmitz lived and worked in China; first as a teacher in the Peace Corps, then as a freelance print and video journalist.

This lecture is part of the JMSC Shanghai Public Lecture Series.

It is free to the public and all are welcome to attend. Attendees must register by filling out the registration form and e-mailing it to jmscsh@hku.hk before June 9th.

Date: Saturday, June 9th, 2012
Time: 2-4PM
Location: HKU Shanghai Study Centre, 1st Floor Lecture Hall, 298 North Suzhou Road
(北苏州路298号) Hongkou District, Shanghai.