Chinese Politics in the Xi Era: Reassessing Collective Leadership

September 19, 2017 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Cheng Li is Director and Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution's John L. Thornton China Center. Dr. Li is also a director of the National Committee on US-China Relations, a member of the Academic Advisory Team of the Congressional US-China Working Group, a member of the Committee of 100, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Dr. Li has advised a wide range of U.S. government, education, research, business and not-for-profit organizations on work in China. Dr. Li has frequently been called upon to share his unique perspective and insights as an expert on China. He recently appeared on BBC, CCTV, CNN, C-SPAN, ABC World News with Diane Sawyer, NPR's Diane Rehm Show, and the PBS Charlie Rose Show. Li grew up in Shanghai during the Cultural Revolution. In 1985, he came to the United States when he later received an M.A. in Asian Studies from the University of California and a Ph.D. in Political Science from Princeton University.

Event is co-sponsored by AMES Present and the Program of Research on China. Download an event flyer.

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