Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University and the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations: 11th Annual China Town Hall

Event time: 
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Henry R. Luce Hall, Auditorium See map
34 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06520
Event description: 

The Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University and the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations present the 11th Annual China Town Hall:

A Special Webcast with Susan E. Rice and Panel Discussion with Yale Faculty.

6:45 PM – Introduction From The Yale Panel


  • Deborah Davis, Professor of Sociology, Yale University
  • Daniel Mattingly, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Yale University
  • Ian Johnson, Pulitzer-Prize Winning Writer

7:00 PM - China Town Hall Webcast with Ambassador Susan E. Rice

  • Former National Security Advisor Susan Rice will examine America’s economic, political and security relations with China.

8:00 PM – Discussion and Q&A with Yale Panelists

China’s emergence as a global power, role as an important trading partner and potential collaborator in key U.S. global policies ensures that U.S.-China relations will affect the lives of every American. CHINA Town Hall will help audiences around the country to understand the challenges and opportunities of what has been characterized as the most important bilateral relationship of the 21st century.

Ambassador Susan E. Rice was national security advisor (2013-2017) for the Obama administration and U.S. permanent representative to the UN (2009-2013), as well as U.S. assistant secretary of state for African affairs and senior director for African affairs at the National Security Council. Her critical role as a presidential advisor developing and executing policies U.S. foreign policy make her perspective on the relationship especially relevant during this uncertain time in the bilateral relationship.

CHINA Town Hall is a national day of programming on China involving about 80 cities throughout the United States.  For fifty years, the National Committee on United States-China Relations has been the leading national, non-partisan, nonprofit public affairs organization devoted to building constructive and durable relationships between the United States and China.

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Please RSVP to to register for this event by Thursday, October 19, 2017

Free but register in advance
Open to: 
General Public