Ezra Vogel and Orville Schell in Conversation: Is China the Enemy? SOLD OUT
Where: China Institute
100 Washington St.
212-744-8181 Price: $5-$15
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How can the United States live with a rising China, an ideologically different country that is home to one fifth of humanity? It’s the burning foreign policy issue of the day. Ezra Vogel, the eminent Harvard University professor and author who has trained many of America’s top China watchers, and Orville Schell, author and director of the Center on U.S.-China Relations at the Asia Society, discuss the roots of today’s growing U.S.-China conflict and the way forward.
Orville Schell is the Arthur Ross Director of the Center on U.S.-China Relations at Asia Society in New York. He is a former professor and Dean at the University of California, Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.
Schell is the author of fifteen books, ten of them about China, and a contributor to numerous edited volumes. His most recent books are: Wealth and Power, China’s Long March to the 21st Century; Virtual Tibet; The China Reader: The Reform Years; and Mandate of Heaven: The Legacy of Tiananmen Square and the Next Generation of China’s Leaders.
Ezra F. Vogel is the Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences Emeritus at Harvard. After graduating from Ohio Wesleyan in 1950 and serving two years in the U.S. Army, he studied sociology in the Department of Social Relations at Harvard, receiving his Ph.D. in 1958.
Vogel succeeded John Fairbank to become the second Director of Harvard’s East Asian Research Center and Chairman of the Council for East Asian Studies. He spent a number of years working in U.S.-Japan relations and later leading undergraduate work in East Asian Studies.
Vogel went on to serve as Director of the Fairbank Center and the first Director of the Asia Center. Vogel was Chairman of the Harvard Committee to Welcome President Jiang Zemin and also served as Co-director of the Asia Foundation Task Force on East Asian Policy Recommendations for the New Administration.
Joe Kahn is an award-winning journalist and managing editor of The New York Times. Prior to his current position, he served as assistant editor for international, international editor, and deputy foreign editor. Kahn worked as the Beijing bureau chief and was assigned before that to Shanghai.
Kahn was also a reporter in the Washington bureau and on the business desk in New York. Kahn also worked as a China correspondent for The Wall Street Journal and was a foreign correspondent for The Dallas Morning News. He speaks fluent Chinese and is a graduate of Harvard University.Buy tickets/get more info now