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CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections

The National Committee presents a live webcast with Madeleine Albright, the 64th United States Secretary of State, followed by local presentations from on-site China specialists addressing topics of particular interest to the community.

10/28/2013 7:00PM

Henry R. Luce Hall Auditorium
Address: 34 Hillhouse Avenue, New Haven, CT 06520
Phone: 203-432-3430
Website: www.ncuscr.org/programs/cth

China's rapid development and Sino-American relations have a direct impact on the lives of just about everyone in the United States. CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections, is a national day of programming designed to provide Americans across the United States and beyond the opportunity to discuss these issues with leading experts. The seventh annual CHINA Town Hall will be held on October 28, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. EDT.

China's rapid development and Sino-American relations have a direct impact on the lives of just about everyone in the United States. CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections, is a national day of programming designed to provide Americans across the United States and beyond the opportunity to discuss these issues with leading experts. The national program consists of a live webcast, featuring Madeleine Albright, the 64th United States Secretary of State, discussing U.S.-China relations. National Committee on U.S.-China Relations President Stephen A. Orlins will moderate this 45-minute portion of the program, comprised of a 15-minute talk followed by half an hour during which Secretary Albright will respond to questions emailed in from audience members throughout the country.

8:00 PM – PANEL DISCUSSION AND Q&A WITH AUDIENCE

PANELISTS

Deborah S. Davis

Professor of Sociology, Yale University

Jamie P. Horsley

Senior Research Scholar in Law; Executive Director, China Law Center, and Lecturer in Law, Yale Law School

Wang Xingzui
Yale World Fellow and Vice President, China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation

Edward Wittenstein
Lecturer in Global Affairs and Executive Director; Johnson Center for the Study of American Diplomacy; Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, Yale University

CHINA Town Hall is a national day of programming on China involving 60 cities throughout the United States.

BIO:
Madeleine K. Albright is chair of Albright Stonebridge Group, a global strategy firm, and chair of Albright Capital Management LLC, an investment advisory firm focused on emerging markets. In 1997 Dr. Albright was named the 64th, and first female, Secretary of State of the United States. At the time, she was the highest ranking woman in the history of the U.S. government. From 1993 to 1997, Dr. Albright served as the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations and was a member of the President’s Cabinet.

Dr. Albright is a professor in the practice of diplomacy at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service. She chairs both the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs and the Pew Global Attitudes Project. She is also the president of the Truman Scholarship Foundation and a member of an advisory body, the U.S. Defense Department’s Defense Policy Board. In 2012, she was chosen by President Obama to receive the nation’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, in recognition of her contributions to international peace and democracy.

 

 

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