Zhao offers a quick history of China's foreign policy since 1949 and then offers a provocative assessment of it today.
2021 Fellows and Bios
Hao Gu is a graduate student studying law at Sun Yat-sen University. He focuses on environmental public participation, global health equity, and anti-discrimination. As a member of the Environmental Mission Scholar Project of the Vermont Law School, he has been providing pro bono legal services to many ENGOs. He has done research on promoting the protection of rights of LGBT people. He is currently very interested in health humanities, and has also participated in public welfare projects in the prevention of infectious diseases such as AIDS and hepatitis, as well as volunteer services in hospice care. He plans to work in the field of global health in the future, and plans to continue studying in the field of international human rights law.
Ziyi Miao (Mia)
Jessica Dai is a final-year undergraduate student studying Finance at Lingnan University in Hong Kong. In her spare time, she likes traveling and has a passion for fashion design. Jessica is sincerely concerned about social issues in her community and wishes to work on the Fellowship to improve the status quo. She has developed many practical skills through internships, academic study, scholarship schemes, and community activities. She once served as the Vice President of Education for Lingnan University Toastmasters Club and was awarded the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust Undergraduate Scholarship. Although majoring in finance, Jessica has a keen interest in other fields. Through conducting research and engaging in various voluntary work opportunities, she wishes to connect business concepts with charity principles to create a continuous and transparent feedback loop of revenues that can help the underprivileged.
Chun Mei Tam (Tammy)
Chunyu Tan is a second-year postgraduate student studying Applied Psychology at Sun Yat-sen University. She is passionate about gaining a better understanding of the behavior and psychology of people. She believes that we can help people in need only when we really know what they think, and why they think in that way. In the past few years, she has participated in a lot of volunteer activities, including hometown-based activities, campus-based volunteer teaching and international volunteer work. She has also interned at global-facing companies. These experiences have equipped her with the executive ability, communication skills as well as problem-solving technique that will be valuable as she prepares to intern in a U.S. based NGO. She is very interested in how young students with entrepreneurship design their future and make actions, therefore, she hopes to consult with them about their plans and find resources to help them achieve their dreams.
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The Dragon Roars Back – Mao, Deng and Xi Jinping and China’s evolving relations with the world - Zhao Suisheng 赵穗生, University of Denver
Join us for a book talk with Suisheng Zhao on how Mao Zedong, Deng Xiaoping, and Xi Jinping each conceived and executed radically different approaches to China's relations with others.