The Burden of Dreams: China’s Search for Wealth and Power | Young China Watchers, San Francisco


by Project Pengyou on January 29th, 2015   769 views

When and Where

  • 29/01/2015
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

  • PacificForce
    Salesforce.com The Landmark at One Market Street 11th Floor (EBC) San Francisco, CA 94105
    San Francisco
    CA
    94122
    United States
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The Burden of Dreams: China's Search for Wealth and Power | Young China Watchers, San Francisco

Event Details

***RSVP Required***
Young China Watchers San Francisco is delighted to invite you to our inaugural event with noted China watcher Orville Schell. Having reported on China since 1970, Schell brings a powerful perspective on China’s search for modernity. He will speak for approximately 20 minutes, followed by 20 minutes of Q&A, and then an opportunity to converse with Schell and others over relaxed drinks.

Join us for our San Francisco launch!

The Burden of Dreams: China’s Search for Wealth and Power

With Orville Schell, Director of the Center on U.S. – China Relations, Asia Society

Thursday January 29, 2014, 6:00PM
Co-sponsored by and held at PacificForce at Salesforce.com

6:00pm Arrivals and drinks
6:30pm Event begins
RSVP Required

Young China Watchers San Francisco is delighted to invite you to our inaugural event with noted China watcher Orville Schell.  Having reported on China since 1970, Schell brings a powerful perspective on China’s search for modernity.  He will speak for approximately 20 minutes, followed by 20 minutes of Q&A, and then an opportunity to converse with Schell and others over relaxed drinks.

The event is free of charge due to the generous support of our co-sponsor, PacificForce at Salesforce.com.  Space is limited.  RSVP required by January 26th. Light refreshments and appetizers will be served.  Please direct any questions tosf@youngchinawatchers.com
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Orville Schell is the Arthur Ross Director of the Center on U.S.-China Relations of the Asia Society in New York. He is a former professor and Dean at the University of California, Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism. Schell is the author of fifteen books, ten of them about China, and a contributor to numerous edited volumes. His most recent books are: Wealth and Power, China’s long March to the 21st Century; Virtual Tibet; The China Reader: The Reform Years; and Mandate of Heaven: The Legacy of Tiananmen Square and the Next Generation of China’s Leaders. He has written widely for many magazine and newspapers, including The Atlantic MonthlyThe New Yorker, Foreign Affairs, the New York Times, the Washington Post and many others.  Schell is a Fellow at the Weatherhead East Asian Institute at Columbia University, a Senior Fellow at the Annenberg School of Communications at USC and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Schell is also the recipient of many prizes and fellowships, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Overseas Press Club Award, and the Harvard-Stanford Shorenstein Prize in Asian Journalism.
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Young China Watchers is a dynamic group of China-focused young professionals. Through regular roundtables and talks with senior figures in the China policy and business communities, it provides a chance for engaged individuals to interact and discuss the most pressing issues emerging from China today. It aims to build a global network, fostering the next generation of China thought-leaders.

 

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