Students and faculty dining with CCAS delegation members at a Beijing University cafeteria, July 6, 1971

Visualizing Early 1970s China through the Lens of the Committee of Concerned Asian Scholars (CCAS) Friendship Delegations

Students and faculty dining with CCAS delegation members at a Beijing University cafeteria, July 6, 1971

The university had just reopened after being closed during an early phase of the Cultural Revolution. The new students had not taken standard university entrance exams; instead, they had been “recommended” for admission by “workers, peasants or soldiers.”