S.T. Lee Lecture -- A Flawed Giant: Zhou Enlai and China’s Prolonged Rise

Date: 

Monday, October 7, 2019, 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

JFK Jr Forum, Littauer Building, Harvard Kennedy School

You are invited to the S.T. Lee Lecture presented by Chen Jian, the Distinguished Global Network Professor of History at NYU and NYU-Shanghai. Professor Chen's talk, entitled "A Flawed Giant: Zhou Enlai and China’s Prolonged Rise" will be moderated by Fred Logevall, the Laurence D. Belfer Professor of International Affairs at HKS. 

Chen Jian is the Distinguished Global Network Professor of History at NYU and NYU-Shanghai, Hu Shih Professor of History Emeritus and, from 2005 to 2015, inaugural holder of the Michael J. Zak Chair of History for US-China Relations, at Cornell University, and Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center. He is a leading scholar in modern Chinese history, history of Chinese-American relations, and Cold War international history. Among his many publications are China's Road to the Korean War, The China Challenge in the 21st Century: Implications for U.S. Foreign Policy, and Mao's China and the Cold War. He is now completing a major biography of Zhou Enlai.

A livestream of the event will be available, starting around 6:00 PM.