[WEBCAST] Superpower Interrupted: The Chinese History of the WorldVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Book Talk with Author Michael Schuman
Author Michael Schuman will discuss his latest book, Superpower Interrupted, with Asia Society Northern California on Tuesday, June 16. In this colorful, informative story filled with fascinating characters, epic battles, influential thinkers, and decisive moments, the author uncovers how the Chinese view their own history and how its narrative is distinctly different from that of Western civilization. He explains how this unique Chinese history of the world shapes China's economic policy, attitude toward the United States and the rest of the world, relations with its neighbors, positions on democracy and human rights, and notions of good government. This event will be moderated by NPR Beijing correspondent, Emily Feng.
Date: Tuesday, June 16 from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Pacific
4:00 p.m. Program Begins
5:00 p.m. Program Concludes
5:00 p.m. VIP Virtual "Green Room" for Groundbreaker and Innovator Members with Direct Access to Speakers
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Link to join virtually via Zoom will be emailed out the day before and an hour before the program is scheduled to begin.
Michael Schuman is an author and journalist with more than two decades of experience in Asia. He is currently a frequent contributor to The Atlantic and a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion. His two previous books are Confucius and the World He Created, published by Basic Books in 2015, and The Miracle: The Epic Story of Asia’s Quest for Wealth, released by HarperBusiness in 2009. Previously, Schuman was a foreign correspondent for The Wall Street Journal and Time magazine. His work has also appeared in The New York Times, Businessweek, Forbes, and The Financial Times.
Emily Feng (Moderator) is NPR's Beijing correspondent. She joined NPR in February 2019 and roves around China reporting on social trends as well as economic and political news coming out of Beijing. Feng contributes to NPR's newsmagazines, newscasts, podcasts, and digital platforms. From 2017 through 2019, Feng served as a foreign correspondent for the Financial Times. Based in Beijing, she covered a broad range of topics, including human rights, technology, and the environment. She graduated cum laude from Duke University with a dual B.A. degree from Duke's Sanford School in Asian and Middle Eastern studies and in public policy.
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