Vietnam: Party, State and Society in an Era of Great Power Rivalry


Friday, October 25, 2019, 12:15pm to 2:00pm


S020, Belfer Case Study Room, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St.

Please join us for a Harvard University Asia Center event, co-sponsored by the Ash Center and Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, featuring: 

Opening remarks

Chair: Professor Dwight Perkins, Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy, Emeritus, Harvard University

The nature and limits of the party-state

The Honorable Borje Ljunggren, Associate, Harvard Asia Center; former Swedish Ambassador to China and Vietnam

Health equity and markets

Dr. Lincoln Chen, President, China Medical Board

Civil society, dissent and repression

Dr. Eva Hansson, Coordinator, Forum for Asian Studies, Stockholm University

Coping in an era of growing great power rivalry

Professor Robert Ross, Political Science Department, Boston College