Memorial Lecture

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Royal D. Alworth, Jr. Memorial Lecture

This annual lecture, named in honor of the late Royal D. Alworth, Jr.'s life and interests, is designed to raise public understanding of a significant international topic.

The 2017-2018 Memorial Lecture will be presented by Dr. Qingmin Zhang from the Center for International & Strategic Studies at Peking University. 

The title of the lecture is China's Ambitions and Constraints in the 21st Century . 

Zhang will discuss such issues as China's domestic and international ambitions as well as many contradictory evidences that constrains its ambitions. China's 19th party congress, its views on global governance, its relations with major countries, and one belt and road initiatives will be examined in this context.Date (late in April) and Room TBA – Royal D. Alworth, Jr. Memorial Lecture - sented by 

Dr. Qingmin Zhang previously taught at China Foreign Affairs University, and has been a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at George Washington University from 2004-2005. He received his Ph.D. from China Foreign Affairs University and his MA from Brigham Young University. His teaching and research includes China’s Foreign Policy, U.S. Foreign Policy, diplomatic studies, theory of foreign policy analysis, and Sino-US relations.

The lecture will be held in late April 2018.  The date and venue are yes to be dxetrmined.