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Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies

What is China's role in the world? - A conversation with Prof. Yan Xuetong


Prof. Yan Xuetong (Institute of International Relations, Tsinghua University)

Nico Luchsinger (Asia Society Switzerland)

Date and Time

March 06, 2018, 6:30 pm - 8 pm


University of Zurich, Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies, Room RAA G01, Rämistrasse 59, 8001 Zürich


Since President Xi‘s speech at the WEF 2017 and the 19th party congress in October 2017, it has become clear that China is looking to increase its standing in the world.

Yan Xuetong is one of China‘s leading commentators on foreign policy and international relations. In conversation with Nico Luchsinger of Asia Society Switzerland, he will discuss his views on China‘s global role in the present and future.

Prof. Yan Xuetong is the Dean of the Institute of International Relations at Tsinghua University and is the Editor-in-Chief of The Chinese Journal of International Politics. He is Vice Chairman of China Association of International Relations Studies and China Association of American Studies, and a member of Consultation Committee of Ministry of Commerce of PRC. He has published more than a hundred of papers and articles on international relations.


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