About the Lecture:
Few issues are more important to Asian regional and global stability that China’s internal and external evolution. This Distinguished Public Lecture, by leading American scholar of China David Shambaugh, will explore the different variables and possible trajectories in China’s future. He will discuss the challenges the Chinese government faces in the economic, social, political, and foreign policy realms – and the likely consequences of different alternative pathways for the nation.
About the Speaker:
David Shambaugh is Distinguished Visiting Professor at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University, on leave from George Washington University where he is Professor of Political Science and International Affairs and Director of the China Policy Program. An active public intellectual and frequent commentator in the international media. He serves on numerous editorial boards, and has been a consultant to governments, research institutions, foundations, universities, corporations, banks, and investment funds. As an author, Professor Shambaugh has published more than 30 books, including most recently China’s Future and The China Reader: Rising Power (both 2016).