E-NewsletterSeptember 2014
In the Spotlight
Introducing the New PIP Fellows
With a generous two-year grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York, the National Committee is pleased to announce our selection of 20 top American specialists on China as fellows in the latest round of our Public Intellectuals Program. This multi-year initiative is designed to nurture the next generation of China specialists to take on more prominent roles informing policymakers and the public about China.
Meet the new fellows >>More on this program >>  
This Fall at NCUSCR: President Jimmy Carter
Barnett-Oksenberg Lecture - September 9
President Carter will deliver the keynote address at the 2014 Barnett-Oksenberg Lecture, the first and only ongoing lecture series on Sino-American relations to take place on the Chinese Mainland. In Shanghai by invitation only. More on this program >>  
CHINA Town Hall - October 16
As national speaker for the 2014 CHINA Town Hall, an annual day of China programming, President Jimmy Carter will also provide his thoughts on China and the U.S.-China relationship, and answer questions submitted by audience members in venues across the country via live webcast. Expert-led discussions in each locale will follow. More on this program >>  
Other Programs
Finding (Economic) Common Ground
At the Committee's semi-annual Track II Economic Dialogue, leading Chinese and American economic thinkers gathered to discuss macroeconomic trends, challenges, and reform initiatives affecting the Sino-American relationship. Their points of agreement were gathered into a consensus document to be shared with senior officials in both countries.
Reserve Your Tickets for the 2014 Gala
Tables and individual tickets are going fast for the National Committee's 2014 Gala Dinner at The Plaza in New York City on Monday, November 10. Come join the celebration honoring Archer Daniels Midland and The Hershey Company for their efforts to improve U.S.-China relations.
Reserve tickets >> | More info >>
Upcoming Public Events
Thursday, September 11
6:00-8:15 p.m.

New York City

Implications of China's Changing Energy Future
Join Chinese and American experts, already convened for the National Committee's closed-door U.S.-China Energy Track II Dialogue, at China Energy 2020, a public forum examining how China will balance its economic, environmental, and energy goals by the end of the decade, and what China's planned reforms mean for global energy markets, climate change goals, and geopolitics.

Registration is full for this event | Event details and live-stream >>
New Multimedia
'Leftover' Women 
Dr. Leta Hong Fincher reflects on the campaign in place since 2007 to persuade young urban, educated Chinese women to marry by the age of 25 - or 27 or 30 at the latest - or risk being 'leftover,' and thus incapable of finding a suitable - or any - husband.

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