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CG HongChina-US Relationship in the New Era
Chinese Consul General Hong Lei
Moderated By Professor Suisheng Zhao
Tuesday September 26, 2017 @ 12:00pm
SIE Complex—5th Floor—Maglione Hall
University of Denver
2201 S. Gaylord St.
Denver, CO 80208-0500

Mr. HONG Lei is the 10th Consul General of the People’s Republic of China in Chicago and covers nine states in the Midwest of U.S., namely Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Indiana and Iowa.  Before his current position, Mr. HONG Lei served as an Attaché, Third Secretary to the Chinese Embassy in the Netherlands, the Third Secretary, Deputy Division Director at the Department of Information, MFA, the Second Secretary, First Secretary, Chinese Consulate General in San Francisco, the First  Secretary, Division Director, Counsellor, Department of Information, and the Foreign Ministry Spokesperson, Deputy Director General, Department of Information, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs the People’s Republic of China.

Lunch Provided
Please Register here by Friday September 22nd:

 

 

Dr. ShirkThe Failure of Political Institutionalization in China
Dr. Susan Shirk
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @ 12:00pm
SIE Complex—5th Floor—Maglione Hall
University of Denver
2201 S. Gaylord St.
Denver, CO 80208-0500

Dr. Susan Shirk is the Chair of the 21st Century China Center and Research Professor at the School of Global Policy and Strategy at the University of California - San Diego. She is director emeritus of the University of California’s Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC). Susan Shirk first visited China in 1971 and has been teaching, researching and engaging China diplomatically ever since. From 1997-2000, Shirk served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of East Asia and Pacific Affairs, with responsibility for China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Mongolia. In 1993, she founded, and continues to lead, the Northeast Asia Cooperation Dialogue (NEACD), a Track 1.5 forum for discussions of security issues among defense and foreign ministry officials and academics from the U.S., Japan, China, Russia, South Korea and North Korea. Shirk's publications include her books, China:  Fragile Superpower; How China Opened Its Door: The Political Success of the PRC's Foreign Trade and Investment Reforms; The Political Logic of Economic Reform in China; Competitive Comrades: Career Incentives and Student Strategies in China; and her edited book, Changing Media, Changing China. In 2015, the UC-San Diego chancellor awarded Susan Shirk the Revelle Medal for extraordinary service to the campus.   The Girl Scouts named her one of San Diego’s “Cool Women” in 2016.  Dr. Shirk received her BA in Political Science from Mount Holyoke College, her MA in Asian Studies from the University of California, Berkeley, and her PhD in Political Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

Lunch Provided
Please Register here by Friday Oct 6th:

 

 

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The Center for China—US Cooperation will participate in the National Committee on U.S. China Relations’ CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections.

Tuesday October 24, 2017 @ 5:00pm
SIE Complex—1st Floor Forum - Room 1020
University of Denver
2201 S. Gaylord St.
Denver, CO 80208-0500

The National Committee on U.S.-China Relations is pleased to announce that Ambassador Susan E. Rice will be the national webcast speaker for our eleventh annual CHINA Town Hall, to be held on October 24, 2017. In addition to her foreign policy experience as national security advisor (2013-2017) and U.S. permanent representative to the UN (2009-2013), Ambassador Rice also served as U.S. assistant secretary of state for African Affairs and senior director for African Affairs at the National Security Council. Her decades of public service and critical role in developing and executing the Obama administration's policies towards China make her perspective on the relationship especially relevant as we navigate this uncertain time in the bilateral relationship.

CCUSC LOCAL SPEAKER - TO BE ANNOUNCED

Light refreshments Provided
Please Register here by
Friday Oct 20th:

 

 

Madeleine O'Dea
Art, Amnesia and Memory: China's battle with history
Madeleine O’Dea
Thursday October 26, 2017 @ 12:00pm
SIE Complex—1st Floor Forum - Room 1020
University of Denver
2201 S. Gaylord St.
Denver, CO 80208-0500

Madeleine O'Dea is a writer and journalist who has been covering the political, economic and cultural life of China for the past three decades. She first went to Beijing in 1986 as the correspondent for the Australian Financial Review newspaper, and covered China through the 1990s as a producer with ABC Television. She was the founding editor-in-chief of Artinfo China and the Asia
correspondent for Art + Auction and Modern Painters magazines, and has also written about China for a range of other publications including the Guardian, The Art Newspaper, Bazaar Art, and The Australian. Her intimate history of post Cultural Revolution China, The Phoenix Years: Art, resistance and the making of modern China was published in Australia last year by Allen & Unwin and is forthcoming in North America in October 2017 with Pegasus Books.

Copies of Madeleine O’Dea’s book will be available
for purchase at the event.

Lunch Provided
Please Register here by Tuesday Oct 24th: