Spotlight on China: The Olympics

Speakers:
Kenneth G. Lieberthal Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Political Science, William Davidson Professor of Business Administration, University of Michigan
Sophie Richardson Asia Advocacy Director, Human Rights Watch
Presider:
Harry Harding University Professor of International Affairs, Sigur Center for Asian Studies, Elliot School of International Affairs, George Washington University
Description

The increased international attention on China brought by the upcoming summer Olympics has fueled foreign demonstrations against China's political, environmental, and humanitarian policies, prompted a Chinese nationalist surge, and helped broadcast last month's tragic earthquake around the world. Join Kenneth Lieberthal and Tom Malinowski to discuss Beijing's reactions to the Olympic spotlight and the implications for China's domestic and foreign policies.

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