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September 19, 2013

Lecture by CCS alumnus Andrew Mertha: Brothers in Arms: Chinese Aid to the Khmer Rouge, 1975-1979

Speaker: Andrew Mertha (PhD '01, Political Science), professor of government, Cornell University
Host Department: Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS)
Co-hosted by: CCS
Date: 09/27/2013
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: International Institute-Room 1636

Beijing's extensive engagement with the developing world suggests an inexorably rising China, securing a degree of economic and political dominance unthinkable a decade ago. Yet, China’s experience with its first-ever client state, Democratic Kampuchea, suggests the effectiveness of Chinese foreign aid and the efficacy of Chinese influence that comes with it is only as good as the institutions that manage such a relationship.

Posted by zzhu at September 19, 2013 02:43 AM