March 2016 e-Newsletter

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50th Anniversary

Alumni Exclusive!
Did you participate in an NCUSCR delegation, conference, track II dialogue, etc? Whatever the program, we want to (re)connect with you at our June 27 reunion in Washington, DC. If you haven't already done so, please complete a short survey so that we can keep you updated.

Help Us Spread the Word! If you are in touch with fellow program participants, we ask that you forward the invitation to them. The more the merrier!

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, March 15, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
NCUSCR, New York City

Sex, Business, and HIV 
Join Elanah Uretsky for a discussion of Occupational Hazards, her new book that examines the rituals and practices of Chinese businessmen and officials, revealing how the pressure to be viewed as masculine leads them to engage in risky business.
Save the Date!
Thursday, April 7
Akin Gump, New York City

U.S.-China Energy Cooperation:
A Conversation with Zhang Guobao
Join Zhang Guobao, former vice chairman of China's National Development and Reform Commission, as he discusses China's energy policies and U.S.-China energy cooperation, among other topics, with NCUSCR President Steve Orlins.
More Upcoming Events in New York City
4/5 China after the Paris Climate Conference with Mark Clifford
4/14 History of the Foreign Relations of the PRC with John Garver
4/18 China & the World: Russia with Maria Repnikova
5/10 Maosim at the Grassroots with Matthew Johnson
5/18 China's Economy: What Everyone Needs to Know with Arthur Kroeber
6/23   China & the World: Asia-Pacific with Bates Gill, Evelyn Goh, & Chinhao Huang

Stay tuned for more information.

More News

New Program for Young China Professionals
Aimed at China-focused 25 to 45-year-olds living in the New York metro area, the Young China Professionals program seeks to enhance understanding of China and build networks among next-gen leaders across different industries.

Learn more about upcoming YCP events >>
Program for Emerging NGO Leaders: Apply by April 15 for Fall 2016
Know any Chinese or Mongolian citizens working in the fields of environment, legal aid, philanthropy, and community building among marginalized populations? Please tell them about the Committee’s Professional Fellows Program. Applicants must be English-proficient, between 25 and 40 years of age, and reside in their home countries.

This program is generously funded by the U.S. Department of State.

Media Library

Will Africa Feed China?
Deborah Bräutigam, a leading expert on Sino-African affairs, examines Chinese agricultural investment in Africa and state-sponsored land acquisition throughout the continent.

Watch the event video >> 
Listen to the event audio >>
Listen to the podcast interview with Dr. Bräutigam >>
John Birch, China and the Cold War
Terry Lautz discusses the extraordinary life and times of John Birch, an American missionary and soldier in pre-communist China who became a polarizing figure in the United States following his violent death.

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Listen to the event audio >>
Listen to the podcast interview with Dr. Lautz >>
Confucius and the World He Created
Michael Schuman analyzes the revival of Confucianism in contemporary China and its significance to the Chinese government and society.

Watch the event video >>
Listen to the podcast interview with Mr. Schuman >>

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