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Are China And The U.S. On A Collision Course?
The PLATO Society presents a symposium on China – U.S. relations at the Skirball Center. Speakers will examine the two countries’ present and future together.
Are China and the US on a Collision Course?
The future of the world in the 21st century may well hinge on the relationship between China and the United States. To fully understand this relationship we have put together some of America's foremost experts to examine the two countries' present and future together.
On Saturday, May 2nd The PLATO Society presents a symposium on China – U.S. relations at the Skirball Center. Speakers will examine the two countries’ present and future together. Registration deadline is April 24th.
"What Do We Really Know About Each Other?" Director of USC US-China Institute Clayton Dube will give an overview of our perceptions - both real and imagined - of each other.
"The Influence Game" USC Professor of International Relations and Director of USC Korean Studies Institute David Kang will speak about China's influence in the region and how it affects U.S. interests.
"The Chinese Political Evolution" Chair of the Political Science Department at Cal State Long Beach Teresa Wright will discuss the current political situation in China and how its future development could affect the United States.
"The Air They (And We) Breathe" Professor of US-China Business and Law at UC Irvine Benjamin Van Rooij will talk about environmental issues facing both the U.S. and China and how they could affect our future relationship.
About the sponsor:
The PLATO Society of Los Angeles, a community of people where the love of learning is a lifelong passion.
Vision: A community where each member pursues his or her intellectual growth through member-created and member-led Study/Discussion Groups.
- Motivated by an intense interest in the world of ideas.
- Characterized by vibrant curiosity and desire for lifelong learning.
- Composed mainly of semi-retired or retired professionals, although some still work full time but have the time and commitment to participate in our program.
Like their namesake, members of the PLATO Society learn and teach through interactive dialogue – through member-created and member-led study groups that are like graduate seminars where participants are the professors.
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