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March 01, 2012

Leadership Transition in East Asia and the United States


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Thursday, March 8, 2012
4:00pm


Educational Conference Center
Room 1840
School of Social Work
1080 South University
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Free and open to the public

A panel discussion on recent and upcoming political transitions, including the 2012 Presidential Election in Taiwan, the upcoming leadership transition in the Chinese Communist Party, and the 2012 Presidential Election in the United States. Four experts on the region will join moderator, William Foreman of U-M News Service, to discuss how these political changes will affect US-China Relations, Cross-Strait Relations, and the recent “pivot” in US foreign policy toward Asia.

Panel discussants are:

Steven M. Goldstein, Sophia Smith Professor of Government, Smith College
Mary Gallagher, U-M Associate Professor of Political Science
John D. Ciorciari, U-M Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Kharis Templeman, U-M Doctoral candidate in the Department of Political Science
William Foreman, U-M News Service, Moderator

Posted by zzhu at March 1, 2012 11:33 PM