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China’s New Era and What It Means for the United States
September 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Lifelong Learning Monthly Lecture Series aims to bring outstanding speakers to our community. Join us for refreshments at 9:15 a.m. followed by presentations from outstanding speakers from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. in the Franciscan Center. Alternatively, you may attend online.
Meeting ID: 847 3078 7490
Learn how China’s politics and economy have changed since the 2008 Global Financial Crisis and the implication of these domestic changes for US-China Relations. Dr. Mary Gallagher will discuss the increased centralization of political power by China’s leader, Xi Jinping; the increased penetration of the Communist Party in media, society, and the private sector; and China’s increased confidence in its foreign policy and diplomacy.
Dr. Mary Gallagher is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan, where she is also the Director of the Center for Chinese Studies, and a faculty associate at the Center for Comparative Political Studies at the Institute for Social Research. Professor Gallagher was a foreign student in China in 1989 at Nanjing University. She also taught at the Foreign Affairs College in Beijing from 1996-1997. She was a Fulbright Research Scholar from 2003 to 2004 at East China University of Politics and Law in Shanghai, China.
For more information, contact Lifelong Learning Coordinator Dr. Laura Megeath at email@example.com or 419-824-3707.