Three-Part Lecture Series on China’s Leadership Change


Three well-known China scholars provided insight into the upcoming 18th Party Congress in China, and analyzed implications of the leadership transition for China’s domestic development and external relations at the panel talk, “China’s Leadership Transition: Implications for China’s Domestic Development and External Relations,” presented by the 21st Century China Program on November 1, 2012.

Panelists included: Alice Miller, Research Fellow, The Hoover Institution, Stanford University; Susan Shirk, Chair of 21st Century China Program, and Ho Miu Lam Professor of China and Pacific Relations, IR/PS, UC San Diego; and Minxin Pei, Tom and Margot Pritzker ’72 Professor of Government, Claremont McKenna College.

The panel was the second of a three-part series on China’s leadership change and its impact on China and its relations with the world. The first talk, delivered October 11, 2012 by Christopher Johnson, was “Why China’s Succession Game Matters: Implications for China, the U.S., and the World.” Click here to listen to the audio from his talk.

The third and final program on the topic will be an all-day symposium December 3, 2012 on “U.S.-China Relations After the U.S. Election and the 18th CCP Congress,” co-hosted with the Fudan-UC Center on Contemporary China. Details of the December 3rd event to come.

See china.ucsd.edu for more information.

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