China's Changes: Behind New Challenges

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., LAW 4850 (Directions)

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What types of domestic forces led to today's China? How have international engagements influenced it? How will China adapt in face of development outside the country and from within?

Join visiting scholar Zhang Baijia, a historian from Peking University and Renmin University, for an insider's look into what's shaped today's China and how the country will likely adapt as a result.

About the Speaker: Professor Zhang Baijia is a respected historian whose study of China's modern era undergirds his analysis of the country's contemporary development. A public intellectual, he has been a lifelong academic, teaching at Peking University and Renmin University of China. Zhang has extensive experience in civil service to match. He's served as a senior official on the legislative committee of the National People's Congress of China and deputy director of the Party History Research Center of the CPC Central Committee. He's authored several books on China's modern evolution, including The Communist Party of China and China's Social Development.

Register for the event here. 

For more information, contact Christine Chiao at cchiao@law.uci.edu.

Sponsored by UCI Long US-China Institute