"China Through the Lens of Friendship Delegations in 1970s"
Join us for a dialog and reception to launch the digital collection of photographs taken by the Committee of Concerned Asian Scholars (CCAS) Friendship Delegations.
Sokwanlok Lecture: "Infrastructure Investment as a Development Strategy"
In the third Sokwanlok Distinguished Lecture on China, Francis Fukuyama, who has written widely on issues in development and international politics, will focus on the economic logic, functioning and vulnerabilities of China’s approach to development.
"China-Mongolia Relations and Taiwan"
Morris Rossabi will discuss the present status of Sino-Mongol political, economic and cultural relations, and will seek to assess the future of Mongolia's contacts with China and Taiwan.
"Silicon Valley’s China Paradox"
Matt Sheehan discusses the relationship between China and Silicon Valley has moved through four phases – dependence, competition, segmentation and synergy.
"Europe-China Relations: New Realities and Implications for the U.S"
Mikko Huotari (German) and Philippe Le Corre (French) will discuss with Susan Shirk the state of play of Europe-China relations, how the EU and its member states position itself vis-a-vis China and the prospects for transatlantic coordination on China.
"Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom"
Drawing on personal letters, diaries, memoirs, government documents and contemporary news reports, John Pomfret reconstructs the surprising, tragic and marvelous ways Americans and Chinese have engaged with one another through the centuries.
Robert F. Ellsworth Memorial Lecture: "The Return of Religion and China's Future"
Acclaimed journalist and Pulitzer-Prize winning writer Ian Johnson will deliver the 2018 Ellsworth Memorial Lecture on how the return of religion is shaping China’s future.