For decades, European countries assumed that China is a benign force in international relations.
China Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections
Join us for the 11th annual CHINA town hall, Susan E. Rice will be the celebrated guest speaker.
The East Asian studies center in partnership with The National Committee on U.S. China relations is pleased the announce that ambassador Susan E. Rice will be the national webcast speaker for the 11th annual CHINA town hall, to be held on October 24th, 2017. In addition to her foreign policy experience as national security advisor (2013-2017) and U.S. permant representative to the UN (2009-2013), Ambassador Rice also served as U.S. assistant securitary of state for African Affairs and senior director for African Affairs at the National Security Council. Her decades of public service and critical role in developing and executing the Obama administration's policies towards China make her perspective on the relationship especially relevant as we navigate this uncertain time in the bilateral relationship.
Snacks will be served.
Tensions evident in the recent European Union-China virtual summit reflect the increasing skepticism in Europe toward China and the worries over Ukraine and economic ties as well as human rights and environmental issues.