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Vortrag über China und Globalisierung

Eine gute Gelegenheit für einen Blick nach China bietet das Konfuzius-Institut Düsseldorf am Montag, 18. Dezember 2017, 17 Uhr mit einem Vortrag im Haus der Universität. Zu Gast ist Jeffrey Wasserstrom, der auf Englisch zum Thema „China and Globalization: Past, Present, and Future“ vortragen wird. Inhalt des Vortrags This illustrated talk will look at the ways that China has alternately become increasingly enmeshed in and stood apart from broad international trends over the past two centuries. Some topics addressed will include China’s role as a participant in and host of grand spectacles, including World’s Fairs and Olympic Games; high profile meetings between Chinese and foreign leaders, from Ulysses S. Grant’s with Li Hongzhang in Beijing in 1879 to Xi Jinping’s state visits to Washington and London; and the roles that „global cities“ have played in different periods as contributors to and symbols of globalization. The speaker will argue that there are flaws with the way the topic is handled in both some well known books on China (such as Henry Kissinger’s On China) and some well known books on …