Arif Dirlik

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Arif Dirlik
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Arif Dirlik speaking at the New School in New York City in September 2014
Born1940
DiedDecember 1 2017 (aged 77)
EducationRobert College, University of Rochester
Scientific career
FieldsHistory of China, postcolonialism
InfluencesKarl Marx, Mao Zedong, Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Arif Dirlik (1940 – December 1, 2017) was a Turkish-American historian. He has published many works on historiography and political ideology in modern China, as well as issues in modernity, globalization, and post-colonial criticism. Dirlik received a BSc in Electrical Engineering at Robert College, Istanbul in 1964 and a PhD in History at the University of Rochester in 1973.[1]

Dirlik died in Eugene, Oregon on December 1, 2017 at the age of 77.[2]

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