The Rise of China: Understanding its Current Quest for Global Power
May 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
As Xi Jinping begins his unprecedented third term as chairman of the Chinese Communist Party and tensions loom large over China – U.S. relations, Susan Shirk, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asia and Pacific Affairs, will share her research on what is driving the changes she first noticed in China in the early 2000s. Explaining the personalistic system of politics in the one party communist China, she will lay out how the country’s foreign and domestic policies have diminishing returns in a faltering global economy, summarizing the analysis from her most recent book, Overreach: How China Derailed its Peaceful Rise. Books will be available for purchase through a partnership with ClevoBooks.
5:30 PM Reception
6:00 PM Program begins
6:45 PM Q&A
7:15 PM Program concludes
Admission: Non-Members $25; Members $15; Students admitted free with support from the Dr. and Mrs. Wael and Sawssan Khoury Students’ Fund.
Location: The Union Club, 1211 Euclid Ave. Cleveland, Ohio 44115.
Parking: Parking at the Union Club is $10 for valet service. Additional parking options include other lots in the downtown area and street parking. CCWA also encourages walking, biking, or public transportation.
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