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Symposium: Who Decides in China’s Rapid Urbanization? An Interdisciplinary Inquiry into the New Chinese City

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Carolina Asia Center presents a symposium on China's rapid urbanization.

Barnett-Oksenberg Lecture on Sino-American Relations

The National Committee on US-China Relations will host the Barnett-Oksenberg Lecture on Sino-American Relations in Shanghai. David M. Lampton will deliver the keynote address to the audience on November 23.

Debate: "Should the United States severely restrict Huawei's business?"

 This event features a formal debate moderated by CSIS’s Scott Kennedy as well as the subsequent follow-up discussion with the participants and audience about the pros and cons of specific actions toward Huawei and the implications for US-China relations, American foreign policy, and the shape of the global economy. 

Wielding the 'Sharp Sword': Petroleum and State Power in China's Far West, 1955-1961

University of Michigan Center for Chinese Studies hosts a talk with Judd Kinzley on the relationship between oil and state development in Xinjiang.

Nuclear Debates in Asia: The Role of Geopolitics and Domestic Processes

The authors of Nuclear Debates in Asia: The Role of Geopolitics and Domestic Processes, will speak at the Elliott School on what drives these discussions, where the center of gravity of debates lies in each country, and what this means for regional cooperation or competition and U.S. nuclear energy and nonproliferation policy in Asia.

Rescuing Science from Civilisation: On Joseph Needham's 'Asiatic Mode of (Knowledge) Production

The UCLA Center for Chinese Studies presents a talk by Kapil Raj from School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences in Paris, focusing on Joseph Needham and the history of Chinese science.

LRCCS Noon Lecture Series ~ Is Lying Contagious? Spatial Diffusion of Agricultural “Satellites” During China’s Great Leap Forward

The University of Michigan's Center for Chinese Studies presents a talk by Hongwei Xu on Agricultural Satellites during the Great Leap Forward.

ChinaFile Presents: The New Yorker on China

Join ChinaFile and five writers—Orville Schell, Peter Hessler, Evan Osnos, Zha Jianying, and Jiayang Fan—for a look back at their four decades of reporting on China for The New Yorker. The event will be moderated by David Remnick, Editor of The New Yorker.

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