U.S., China & U.S.-China Relations in the New Era

Lunch'n Explore Events feature a talk and a lunch in a tabled setting.

Event Description: In recent years, there are a lot of media reports about the series of disputes between the United States and China. Those brawls have caused worries about a possible new Cold War between the two countries. Drawing from his life and research experiences in both countries, the speaker will analyze the historical causes of some salient issues in the bilateral disputes such as trade, Xinjiang, and Hong Kong. Based on that, the speaker will present some forecasts for the bilateral relationship and its implication for common people in both countries.

Event Information:Friday, November 12, 2021, 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Iversen Center for Faith, Lower Level, University of St. Thomas St. Paul Campus and simulcast online via Zoom.

Event Educator: Zhenqing Zhang is an associate professor of political science in Hamline University's College of Liberal Arts. His research interests include international political economy, international institutions, Asian politics, democratization and human rights. He has extensive field work experience in different parts of China. Prior to joining Hamline University, he obtained a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, an MA in international studies and a  BA in English (Diplomacy) from Beijing Foreign Affairs College, China. Professor Zhang also holds a graduate certificate from Johns Hopkins University-Nanjing University Center for Chinese and American Studies. Professor Zhang was a post-doctoral fellow at Princeton-Harvard China and the World Program (CWP) from 2011 to 2012. His book, Intellectual Property Rights in China (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019), was nominated for the Charles Taylor Prize by the American Political Science Association (APSA). Currently he is working on the second project on military movies and Chinese national identity.  

Fee for the event: $30.00 per person (event registration closes at Noon on November 8); if you are opting for the online version of this event, the cost is $20.00

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