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The China challenge

Harry Harding, Brantly Womack, William J. Antholis

Tuesday, October 02, 2018
11:00AM - 12:15PM (EDT)
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China's emergence as the world's largest manufacturing economy and as the world's largest national market poses direct challenges to American foreign policy. But what are the indirect effects of China's re-centering of Asia through the Belt and Road Initiative? China's neighbors are eager to take advantage of new opportunities, but they do not want to be left alone with China. Join Miller Center senior fellow Harry Harding, C.K.Yen professor of politics Brantly Womack for this timely conversation moderated by Miller Center director and CEO Bill Antholis.

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Tuesday, October 02, 2018
11:00AM - 12:15PM (EDT)
Add to Calendar 2018-10-02 11:00:00 2018-10-02 12:15:00 The China challenge China's emergence as the world's largest manufacturing economy and as the world's largest national market poses direct challenges to American foreign policy. But what are the indirect effects of China's re-centering of Asia through the Belt and Road Initiative? China's neighbors are eager to take advantage of new opportunities, but they do not want to be left alone with China. Join Miller Center senior fellow Harry Harding, C.K.Yen professor of politics Brantly Womack for this timely conversation moderated by Miller Center director and CEO Bill Antholis. The Miller Center 2201 Old Ivy Rd Charlottesville, VA 22903 Miller Center millercenter@virginia.edu America/New_York public
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Speakers
Harry Harding

Harry Harding

Harry Harding is a specialist on Asia and U.S.-Asian relations. In addition to several edited volumes, his major publications include Organizing China: The Problem of Bureaucracy, 1949-1966; China’s Second Revolution: Reform after Mao; A Fragile Relationship: the United States and China since 1972; and the chapter on the Cultural Revolution in the Cambridge History of China. His edited volumes include China’s Foreign Relations in the 1980s; Sino-American Relations, 1945-1955: A Joint Reassessment of a Critical Decade (co-edited with Yuan Ming); and The India-China Relationship: What the United States Needs to Know (co-edited with Francine R. Frankel).

Currently a University professor and professor of public policy at UVA, he also holds a concurrent appointment as visiting professor of social science at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, where he is senior advisor to the Institute on Public Policy and an instructor in its senior executive education program for the Hong Kong government on leadership and public policy.

Brantly Womack

Brantly Womack

Brantly Womack holds the Miller Center’s C. K. Yen Chair and is professor of Foreign Affairs at the University of Virginia. He received his BA in politics and philosophy from the University of Dallas, and after a Fulbright in philosophy at the University of Munich, earned his PhD in political science from University of Chicago. He is the author of China Among Unequals: Asymmetric International Relationships in Asia (World Scientific Press 2010) and China and Vietnam: The Politics of Asymmetry (Cambridge 2006), as well as more than 100 articles and book chapters. He edited China’s Rise in Historical Perspective (Rowman and Littlefield 2010), the product of a lecture series at the Miller Center, and Contemporary Chinese Politics in Historical Perspective (Cambridge 1991). In 2011, Womack received the China Friendship Award for his work with Chinese universities. He holds honorary positions at Jilin University, East China Normal University, and Zhongshan (Sun Yat-Sen) University. 

William J. Antholis

William J. Antholis

William J. Antholis serves as director and CEO of the Miller Center. Immediately prior, he served as managing director at the Brookings Institution from 2004 to 2014. In that capacity, he worked directly with Brookings' president and vice presidents to help manage the full range of policy studies, develop new initiatives, coordinate research across programs, strengthen the policy impact of Brookings’ research, and ensure the quality and independence of that research. On behalf of Brookings’ president, he also worked directly with Brookings’ board of trustees and a range of university, philanthropic, and other institutional partners. He was a resident Senior Fellow in Governance Studies, where his work focused on the politics and institutions of international diplomacy.

Antholis is the author of the book Inside Out India and China: Local Politics Go Global. It explores how country-sized provinces and states in the world’s two biggest nations are increasingly becoming global players. Along with Brookings’ President Strobe Talbott, he is the author of Fast Forward: Ethics and Politics in the Age of Global Warming. He has published articles, book chapters, and opinion pieces on U.S. politics, U.S. foreign policy, international organizations, the G8, climate change, and trade.