China's Historical Experience and the Challenge of Covering Chinese Politics Today


Friday, March 30, 2018, 1:00pm to 2:30pm


Fainsod Room, L-324, Littauer Building, Harvard Kennedy School

Join James Palmer, Asia Editor of Foreign Policy and author, most recently, of The Death of Mao: The Tangshan Earthquake and the Birth of the New China, for a discussion of China's historical experience and the challenge of covering Chinese politics today. Julian Gewirtz, Fellow in History and Public Policy and author of Unlikely Partners: Chinese Reformers, Western Economists, and the Making of Global China, will moderate.

This event is a part of the Initiative on History and Public Policy at the Ash Center and co-sponsored by the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies.