Zhao offers a quick history of China's foreign policy since 1949 and then offers a provocative assessment of it today.
The China Threat: New Facts or Old Scares?
Andrew Ross considers how and why China's economic growth has raised anxiety levels in countries like the US
Drawing on his field work in high-tech Yangtze Delta workplaces, Ross considers how and why China's economic growth has raised anxiety levels in countries like the US, both among workers and traditional elites. If it constitutes a threat, he argues, it is not because of the obvious reasons.
Andrew Ross is Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University. A regular contributor to The Nation, the Village Voice, and Artforum, he is the author of nine books, including Fast Boat to China: Corporate Flight and the Consequences of Free Trade–Lessons from Shanghai: Low Pay, High Profile: The Global Push for Fair Labor; No-Collar: The Humane Workplace and its Hidden Costs; and The Celebration Chronicles: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Property Value in Disney's New Town. He has also edited several books, including No Sweat: Fashion, Free Trade, and the Rights of Garment Workers, and, most recently, Anti-Americanism.
U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai: Openness, inclusion and fairness essential at home and as principles in dealing with China
Resilience, inclusion and communication central in her remarks
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.