Political Order and Political Decay: China and the United States | Young China Watchers, San Francisco


by Project Pengyou on March 19th, 2015   535 views

When and Where

  • 19/03/2015
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

  • Rincon Center Conference Center
    121 Spear Street (1 Rincon Center, Old Post Office) Ground Floor, entrance near courtyard between 1 Rincon and 2 Rincon CA 94105
    San Francisco
    CA
    94105
    United States
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Political Order and Political Decay: China and the United States | Young China Watchers, San Francisco

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***RSVP Required*** Francis Fukuyama is a scholar and author who has been at the leading edge of the public discourse on the globalization of democracy. This talk will be moderated by Peter Schwartz, a noted futurist and author. Dr. Fukuyama will speak for approximately 20 minutes, followed by 20 minutes of Q&A, and then an opportunity to converse and network over relaxed drinks.

Political Order and Political Decay: China and the United States

with Francis Fukuyama, Stanford University

Thursday March 19, 2014, 6:30PM
Moderated and sponsored by: Peter Schwartz, Salesforce.com

Co-sponsored by the Foreign Policy Institute at Johns Hopkins
[6:30 pm] Registration and drinks [7:00pm] Doors close, event begins

Young China Watchers San Francisco is delighted to invite you to an invigorating discussion on democracy and governance that will reflect on China’s path forward and the future of Sino-U.S. affairs.  Francis Fukuyama is a scholar and author who has been at the leading edge of the public discourse on the globalization of democracy.  This talk will be moderated by Peter Schwartz, a noted futurist and author.  Dr. Fukuyama will speak for approximately 20 minutes, followed by 20 minutes of Q&A, and then an opportunity to converse and network over relaxed drinks.


Francis Fukuyama is Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI), resident in FSI’s Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law.  He is also a Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Institute (FPI) at theJohns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

Dr. Fukuyama has written widely on issues in development and international politics. His book, The End of History and the Last Man, was published by Free Press in 1992 and has appeared in over twenty foreign editions. His most recent book, Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy, was published in September 2014. Other books include America at the Crossroads: Democracy, Power, and the Neoconservative Legacy, Our Posthuman Future: Consequences of the Biotechnology Revolution, and Trust: The Social Virtues and the Creation of Prosperity.

Dr. Fukuyama was a member of the Political Science Department of the RAND Corporation, and of the Policy Planning Staff of the US Department of State. He previously taught at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of Johns Hopkins University and at George Mason University‘s School of Public Policy. He served as a member of the President’s Council on Bioethics from 2001-2004.

The event is free of charge due to the generous support of our co-sponsor, PacificForce at Salesforce.com.  The event is also co-sponsored by the Foreign Policy Institute at Johns Hopkins.  Space is limited.  RSVP required by March 17th. Light refreshments and appetizers will be served.  Please direct any questions tosf@youngchinawatchers.com

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