Spotlight on China: The Olympics

Tuesday, June 17, 2008
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
Presiders
Harry Harding
University Professor of International Affairs, Sigur Center for Asian Studies, Elliot School of International Affairs, George Washington University

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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