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Visions of the Future of China

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04 Sep 2013 @ 12:45

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About the Speech:

Prof. Callahan presented several scenarios for the future of China by exploring the grand aspirations and deep anxieties of a broad group of public intellectuals. Stepping outside the narrow politics of officials vs. dissidents, Professor Callahan examined what a third group of "citizen intellectuals" think about China's future and reflected on how China’s new generation of twenty- and thirty-year-olds is creatively questioning "The China Model" of economic development.

About the Speaker:

Professor Callahan holds the Chair of International Politics at the University of Manchester (UK), and starting in September 2013 he will be Professor of International Relations at the London School of Economics. For the academic year 2012-13, Prof. Callahan was Visiting Research Professor at the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore. His research examines the interplay of ideas and policy in China and Asia, and considers the overlap of domestic and international politics. Prof. Callahan is the author of a number of books including China Dreams: 20 Visions of the Future (Oxford, 2013), China: The Pessoptimist Nation (Oxford, 2010), Cultural Governance and Resistance in Pacific Asia (Routledge, 2006) and Contingent States: Greater China and Transnational Relations (Minnesota, 2004).

Theme: China  Foreign Policy and ESDP 

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