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The United States and China: Towards a Future of Cooperation?

17.05.2013 Book Presentation, 3 June 2013, 11 - 12:30 h
Drawing on three decades of research on China’s foreign relations, on Monday, June 3, 2013 Professor Wang will present her latest book on the United States and China in the past and at present. Her book "The United States and China: A History from the Eighteenth Century to the Present" combines history and international relations, covering not only high diplomacy but also economic, social, religious, and cultural interactions between the two countries in domestic and global affairs.

Professor Wang will share her thoughts on the prospects for cooperation in one of the most consequential relationship of our time. The presentation will be commented by Doris Fischer, Professor for Chinese and Commerce at Würzburg University.

Date: Monday, June 3, 2013, 11:00 - 12:30 h
Venue: Centre for Global Cooperation Research, Schifferstr. 196, 47059 Duisburg

Dong Wang is Senior Fellow at the Centre for Global Cooperation Research, Professor of Contemporary Chinese History at the University of Turku and Research Associate at Harvard University. Besides her latest book The United States and China: A History from the Eighteenth Century to the Present (Rowman & Littlefield, 2013), Prof. Wang single-authored China's Unequal Treaties: Narrating National History (Rowman & Littlefield, 2005), and Managing God's Higher Learning: U.S.-China Cultural Encounter and Canton Christian College (Lingnan University), 1888-1952 (Rowman & Littlefield, 2007).

Doris Fischer is Professor for Chinese and Commerce at Würzburg University. She studied Business Administration and Sinology in Hamburg and Wuhan, China, and holds a doctoral degree in Economics. She has done extensive research on competition, regulation and industrial policies in various sectors, especially the rationale of Chinese economic policies and resulting incentive structures of economic actors.

Please register at events@gcr21.uni-due.de.

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