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CHINA Town Hall

CHINA Town Hall featuring an interactive webcast with the Honorable Condoleezza Rice and on-site discussion with Prof. Wenfang Tang

CHINA Town Hall provides Americans the opportunity to participate in a national conversation about issues in the U.S.-China relationship, via an interactive webcast and in-person discussion with leading experts. Join the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations for a conversation on China featuring the Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Former Secretary of State and National Security Advisor.

The webcast will feature Secretary Condoleezza Rice, currently the Denning Professor in Global Business and the Economy at the Standford Graduate School of Business, Thomas and Barbara Stephenson Senior Fellow on Public Policy at the Hoover Institution, and professor of Political Science at Stanford University.  She is also a founding partner of RiceHadleyGates, LLC.  From January 2005 to 2009, Secretary Rice served as the 66th Secretary of State of the United States, the second woman and the first African American woman to hold the post.  She also served as President George W. Bush's Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs (National Security Advisor) from January 2001 to 2005, the first woman to hold the position.

The webcast will be followed by an in-person discussion with Wenfang Tang, the Unversity of Iowa's Stanley Hua Hsia Professor of Political Science and International Studies. His current research focuses on public opinion and political change in contemporary China, as well as comparative political behavior. He has authored and coauthored several books published by Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, and Stanford University Press, and many articles in academic journals including American Journal of Political SciencePolitical Research Quarterly, Political Communication, Journal of Public PolicyChina QuarterlyJournal of Contemporary China, among others.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 5:00pm

Sussman Theater

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Undergraduate Students, Faculty & Staff, Alumni, General Public, Prospective Students, Parents, Graduate Students





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Denise Ganpat

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