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Lecture series to focus on current issues in contemporary China
A special series highlighting issues in contemporary China will be hosted this quarter by the Walter H. Shorenstein Forum at the Institute for International Studies. All lectures are free and open to the public. They will take place from 4 to 5:15 p.m. in the Philippines Conference Room on the third floor of the central wing in Encina Hall on Serra Street.
Thursday, Jan. 23: "How Did the Chinese Communist Party Survive the Tiananmen Crisis? Will It Face Another?" Harry Harding, dean at the Elliot School of International Affairs, George Washington University.
Monday, Jan. 27: "U.S.-China Relations: Key Drivers and Underlying Issues." Kenneth Lieberthal, distinguished fellow and director for China, William Davidson Institute, University of Michigan.
Thursday, Feb. 6: "Opening the Red Box: Explaining Economic Policy Regimes in China." Barry Naughton, So Kwanlok Professor of Chinese and International Affairs at the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, University of California-San Diego.
Thursday, Feb. 13: "The Domestic Roots of Chinese Foreign Policy." Susan Shirk, professor of U.S.-China relations at the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, University of California-San Diego.
Wednesday, Feb. 26: "Zhu Rongji's Economic Legacy." Nick Lardy, senior fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, Brookings Institution.
Friday, Feb. 28: "America and China After 9/11: How Convergent Are Their Strategic Views and What Does It Matter?" David Lampton, George and Sadie Hyman Professor of China Studies and director of the China Studies Program at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University.