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Below you will find information on's upcoming workshops, seminars and meetings, along with some of our close collaborators' events.

You can also read about our past events

  • 13 December 2018, 10:00-11:30

    Workshop: Studying Chinese Politics with Professor David Shambaugh

    How has the field of study of Chinese politics evolved in the West during the seventy years of the People’s Republic of China? is happy to invite Professor Shambaugh who will give a lunch talk, where he will describe six “generations” of academic scholarship in the West (mainly USA), the main emphases of each generation, the principal paradigms that have been in “vogue,” the primary sources each had access to and how they shaped analysis, impediments to research and understanding, the professional factors that have affected the field and China-watching, and the future evolution of the field. » Read more

  • 13 December 2018, 12:00-13:30

    Lunchtalk: Predicting China with David Shambaugh

    In this luncheon discussion, Professor Shambaugh will lead off with a brief summary of his last book China’s Future  (2016). He will describe the main arguments of that study and assess the degree of continuity and change in China since it was published. The discussion will then turn to identifying the main variables shaping China’s evolution today and into the medium-term future. » Read more

  • 13 December 2018, 17:00-19:00

    ChinaTalks Lecture: The Evolution of Chinese Leaders’ Styles: From Mao to Xi Jinping

    ThinkChina and The Department of Political Science at University of Copenhagen are proud to present the renowned China scholar, Professor David Shambaugh, who will give a ChinaTalks lecture on "The Evolution of Chinese Leaders’ Styles: From Mao to Xi Jinping". In his lecture he will discuss the leaders' distinctiveness and continuities over time, and how each leader has affected the Chinese Communist Party as an institution and the People’s Republic of China as a nation.  » Read more