May 4, 2016
4:30pm – 9pm
to celebrate the Inaugural Annual John and Vivian Sabel Award of the best article in The Journal of Contemporary China
Professor Benjamin van Rooij
"Understanding Citizen Action against Pollution in China"
Benjamin van Rooij, Recipient of the Award and John S. & Marilyn Long Chair Professor and Director, Long US-China Institute in University of California, Irvine.
Amb. Chas Freeman & Dr. Carla Freeman
“Understanding China: A reflection from two generations of China hands in the Freeman family”
Abm. Chas Freeman was the Principal Interpreter for President Nixon's historic visit to China and has served many senior positions in the US Government including Assistant Secretary of Defense.
Dr. Carla Freeman is the Director of the Foreign Policy Institute at SAIS, John’s Hopkins University and the daughter of Ambassador Chas Freeman
University of Denver
Anna and John J. Sie International Relations Complex
5th Floor Event Room
2201 S. Gaylord Street
Denver, CO 80208
Tickets include admission to event, dinner and open bar
$50.00 General Public
$28.00 DU Students
4:30pm - Check-in
5:00pm - Presentation by Professor Benjamin van Rooij
6:30pm - Dinner
7:30pm – Award presentation and Keynote address by Amb. Chas Freeman and Dr. Carla Freeman
Congratulations Benjamin van Rooij - Recipient of the inaugural annual John and Vivian Sabel Award of the best article in The Journal of Contemporary China.
Professor Benjamin van Rooij, John S. & Marilyn Long Chair Professor and Director, Long US-China Institute in University of California, Irvine, has been selected as the recipient of the inaugural annual John and Vivian Sabel Award of the best article published in the JCC for his article, “The People Vs. Pollution: Understanding Citizen Action against Pollution in China" published in the Journal of Contemporary China (JCC), 19, no. 63 (2010). The award reception and dinner is scheduled to take place at Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver on May 4, 2016.