China Town Hall with Fareed Zakaria

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 5:00pm to 7:00pm

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China Town Hall

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

5 – 7 PM CT

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*Those who register will be provided a link for both the local and national program


5 PM: China's Role in Global Asia

This panel of esteemed contributors will provide a view of China's engagement in Asia through economic, political-cultural, and military lenses and identify current and future implications for U.S. interests in the region. It is presented in partnership with the International Relations Council of Kansas City, the University of Kansas Center for East Asian Studies, and the World Trade Center of Kansas City.



Audrye Wong, Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Relations (University of Southern California) and a Wilson Center China Fellow


Raj Bhala, Brenneisen Distinguished Professor of Law (University of Kansas)


Michael Beckley, Associate Professor of Political Science (Tufts University) and a Jeane Kirkpatrick Visiting Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute.



Jiakun Jack Zhang, Assistant Professor of Political Science (University of Kansas), Director of the KU Trade War Lab, and a Wilson Center China Fellow


6 PM: China Town Hall with Fareed Zakaria

CNN host and best-selling author Fareed Zakaria will be the featured speaker for CHINA Town Hall 2021, a national conversation on how the U.S.-China relationship affects our cities, towns, and communities. From supply chains to national security, new technologies to climate change, the future of both countries will be determined by their relations with  one another and the global community.  

  • Christina Chen
  • Constance Roeder
  • Mateus Arruda Pinto Bandeira
  • Paul Enos

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