To the Editors:

On February 6, 2013, at 6:00 pm, the Center for Public Scholarship at The New School will host a University in Exile event, “The Future of the Rule of Law and Human Rights in China,” featuring Chen Guangcheng, the blind activist lawyer, recently permitted to leave China, in conversation with Jerome A. Cohen, Professor of Law and codirector of the US-Asia Law Institute at New York University School of Law, who was active in securing his release. To register or for more information, visit

Arien Mack
Professor of Psychology
The New School for Social Research New York City