Naming Events

Symposium on Prospects and Challenges in US-China Relations, October 16, 2014

An Inaugural Naming Event of the Kenneth G. Lieberthal and Richard H. Rogel Center for Chinese Studies

All events listed here are free and open to the public.

4:00 p.m.   Symposium on US-China Relations 
Location: Rackham Building, 915 E. Washington St., Amphitheatre, Fourth Floor

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Panel Discussion: “Contemporary China: Today and Tomorrow”

Introductions: Professor Mary Gallagher, Director of the Center for Chinese Studies

Moderator: Kenneth Lieberthal, Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy and Global Economy and Development, Brookings Institution


Daniel Rosen: Founding Partner of the Rhodium Group, Visiting Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, and Adjunct Professor at Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs

Dr. Elizabeth Economy (PhD '94): C.V. Starr Senior Fellow and Director for Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.

Alastair Iain Johnston (PhD '93): The Governor James Albert Noe and Linda Noe Laine Professor of China in World Affairs at Harvard University.

Ambassador J. Stapleton Roy: Founding Director Emeritus and currently Distinguished Scholar of the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

5:00 p.m.   Q&A

5:45 p.m.   Performance by 6ixwire Project (violinist Xiang Gao, BM '95, MM '97; erhuist Cathy Yang) with pianist Matthew Brower, DMA '13

6:00 p.m.   Reception
Location: Rackham Building, 915 E. Washington St., Assembly Hall, Fourth Floor