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#ChinaToo: The Feminist Awakening in the People's Republic
Jan. 23, 2019 | Register
Through interviews with the Feminist Five and other leading Chinese activists, journalist and scholar Leta Hong Fincher argues in "Betraying Big Brother" that the popular, broad-based movement poses a unique challenge to China’s authoritarian regime today. Her book traces the rise of a new feminist consciousness now finding expression through the #MeToo movement, and describes how the Chinese government has suppressed the history of its own feminist struggles and how the movement against patriarchy could reconfigure China and the world.
Regulating Tomorrow’s Technologies: Impacts on Innovation
Jan. 24, 2019 | Register for webinar
Taken from the GPS research theme of Innovation & Technology, experts will discuss key policy issues around advancements in 3D printing and Artificial Intelligence as well as impacts of the FDA’s approach to medical device regulation.
Fulfilling Social and Economic Rights
Jan. 29, 2019 | Register
In her award-winning book "Fulfilling Social and Economic Rights", Center on Global Transformation Fellow Terra Lawson-Remer examines one of the most ambitious legacies of the 20th century – the universal commitment to ensure freedom from want as a human right. Join us as Lawson-Remer discusses the central themes of the book and issues related to social-economic rights.
China's Auto Industry: Tech Takes Command
Jan. 31, 2019 | Register
The global auto industry is experiencing an unprecedented disruption: autonomous, connected, electric and shared vehicles have arrived. Auto-industry expert Michael Dunne reveals how technology companies have altered the auto landscape and why China possesses some decisive advantages in this global race for automotive supremacy.
The Judge: Film Screening and Discussion
Feb. 6, 2019 | Register
Kholoud Al-Faqih is the first woman judge to be appointed to the Middle East’s Shari’a (Islamic law) courts. THE JUDGE offers a unique portrait of Judge Kholoud, who was top of her class in law school and a highly regarded lawyer specializing in representing women and families in civil and criminal court cases. Her stunning strategies and perseverance to become a Shari’a Court Judge was not only historic, it embodies so many aspects of inter-faith and cross-cultural perceptions and misperceptions about women and the law far beyond Islam. There will be a panel discussion and short reception following the screening.
China as a Global Finance Powerhouse
Feb. 8, 2019 | Register
A panel of experts will reflect on how China’s opening of its financial sector made the country a powerhouse in global finance, and current foreign competition amid growing trade tensions.
Cushioning the Fall? Safety Net Programs’ Impact on Public Health
Feb. 13, 2019 | Register for webinar
Taken from the GPS research theme of International Development, experts will discuss key policy issues around using data for social impact particularly in developing countries.
Sokwanlok Lecture: U.S.-China Symbiosis: A Conversation with Joe Tsai|
Feb. 14, 2019 | Register
The United States is the world’s dominant power, and China is the world’s rising power. The relationship between the two countries will be the most important international and geopolitical question of our time. Are we headed towards a crisis? What can the two governments do to avert years of cold war and maintain peace and prosperity? How does this affect businesses and the peoples of these two countries? In the fourth Sokwanlok Distinguished Lecture on China, Joe Tsai, co-founder and executive vice chairman of Alibaba Group shares his views on these important questions.
End of an Era: How China's Authoritarian Revival is Undermining Its Rise
March 5, 2019 | Register
Carl Minzner, professor of Law at Fordham Law School, outlines the looming risks of instability as China’s reform era ends, and how this period fits into populist and authoritarian trends worldwide. Minzner delves into China's anti-corruption campaign and crackdown on civil society and human rights activists, analyzes elite politics and street protests and explores the radicalization that is taking place in Hong Kong.
The Consequences of China's Export Slowdown
March 14, 2019 | Register
Davin Chor, associate professor in Tuck’s Economics group and the chair of Dartmouth’s academic cluster on globalization, shows how the recent downturn in China’s export performance links to a rise in incidents of labor-related protests, accompanied by an increase in emphasis on upholding stability as a political priority.
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Political Economy Lunch Group (PELG) Speaker Series - This formal speaker series, sponsored by the Center for Global Transformation, is for faculty and Ph.D. students who are eager to engage with the world's leading scholars.