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“The Week that Changed the World”: Nixon’s Trip to China in February 1972

Pemberi pidato: Yafeng Xia

Tanggal: 19, Mei, 2022 – Kamis

Waktu: 20:00-21:30

Tempat: Tencent MeetingID: 478-959-606

Bahasa: Inggris


Summary: In order to establish a bridge for the communication between the teachers and students worldwide at SIRPA, a series of dialogue is designed to tell China’s stories in a proper way. It’s named as “Zhaomingde”, borrowed from The Book of Changes, a Chinese classic, interpreted in English as “a gentleman demonstrates his virtue by practicing it, just as the sun shows its brightness by sunrise”. In December, 2021, the first dialogue focused on “China’s Development in My Eyes” was held in Songjiang campus by CPC Committee of SIRPA, SISU, under the guidance of the spirit of the Sixth Plenary of the 19th CPC Central Committee and as one of the activities held to celebrate the centennial anniversary of the founding of Communist Party of China.


Speaker Biography:

Yafeng Xia

Senior professor of social sciences at Long Island University,Brooklyn. He is the author of Negotiating with the Enemy: U.S.-China Talks during the Cold War, 1949‒1972 (2006), coauthor of Mao and the Sino-Soviet Partnership, 1945‒1959: A New History, with Zhihua Shen (2015), Mao and the Sino-Soviet Split, 1959‒1973: A New History, with Danhui Li (2018), and A Misunderstood Friendship: Mao Zedong, Kim Il-sung and Sino-North Korean Relations, 1949-1976, with Zhihua Shen (2018). He was formally a fellow and public policy scholar at Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. He has also published many articles on Cold War History.


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