Will This Century Belong to China?

By all accounts, China is sure to have an outsized impact on the world over the next 100 years. Richard Haass and Elizabeth Perry, director of the Harvard-Yenching Institute, consider China’s rise and the implications for global order. 

 

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  • Richard Haass
    President, Council on Foreign Relations
Episode Guests
  • Elizabeth Perry
    Director, Harvard Yenching Institute

Show Notes

About this episode

 

By all accounts, China is sure to have an outsize impact on the world over the next one hundred years. In this episode of Nine Questions for the World, Richard Haass and Elizabeth J. Perry, director of the Harvard-Yenching Institute, consider China’s rise and its implications for the global order. Will major economic, environmental, and social challenges hinder China’s growth? Will Xi Jinping hold on to power? And what might a China-led world look like?

 

This podcast series was originally presented as “The 21st Century World: Big Challenges and Big Ideas,” an event series in celebration of CFR’s centennial. This episode is based on a live event that took place on October 6, 2021.

 

See the corresponding video here.

 

Dig Deeper

 

From Elizabeth Perry

 

Anyuan: Mining China’s Revolutionary Tradition, University of California Press

 

From CFR 

 

Carl Minzner, “Are China’s Domestic Politics Beginning to Erode Its Governance?” 

 

Ian Johnson, “What Xi Jinping’s Elevated Status Signals for Chinese Foreign Policy

 

Eliot Pence, “To Understand China’s Aggressive Foreign Policy, Look at Its Domestic Politics

 

Eleanor Albert, Lindsay Maizland, and Beina Xu, “The Chinese Communist Party

 

Eleanor Albert and Lindsay Maizland, “Religion in China

 

CFR.org Editors, “U.S. Relations With China” 

 

Read More

 

Tarun Chhabra and Ryan Hass, “Global China: Domestic politics and foreign policy,” Brookings Institution 

 

Rana Mitter, “How China’s past shapes Xi’s thinking - and his view of the world,” BBC

 

Watch and Listen 

 

The Best of ChinaPower: Xi Jinping’s Military-Civil Fusion Project: A Conversation with Greg Levesque,” ChinaPower

 

Chinese domestic politics in the rise of global China,” Brookings Cafeteria

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