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    Mar
    29
    Wed
    China’s Fight Against Corruption: Dr. Yong Guo, Tsinghua University @ Student Center Theater, Georgia Tech
    Mar 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Please join the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs as it hosts Dr. Yong GUO, Professor and Vice Dean of the Tsinghua School of Public Policy and Management, who will discuss “The New Development of China’s Fight Against Corruption.”

    WHEN: Wednesday, March 29, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
    WHERE: Student Center Theater, Georgia Tech Student Center

    Dr. Yong GUO is a Professor and Deputy Dean of the School of Public Policy and Management of Tsinghua University.  He is also the Director of the Anticorruption and Governance Research Center of Tsinghua University, a Specially Invited Ombudsman of the Ministry of Supervision of the People’s Republic of China, and the Sectary General of the Transparency International China. He was a visiting Scholar at Harvard Kennedy School of Government.  His research is focused on the issues of Governance and Anti-Corruption.

    PARKING: Visitor parking is located in AREA 2, directly next to the Student Center, as noted by the map on this link:http://www.cc.gatech.edu/sites/default/files/documents/georgia-tech-parking-map.pdf

    Event Flier:  Yong GUO Event1

    Global Media Fest: Screening of Plastic China @ Clary Theatre
    Mar 29 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
    Global Media Fest: Screening of Plastic China @ Clary Theatre  | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

    2017 Plastic China Gt Event Flyer

    A screening of the film Plastic China (China, 2016), followed by conversation, dinner and panel discussion with the awarded filmmaker and photographer Jiu-liang Wang.

    Plastic China follows the members of two families who spend their lives sorting and recycling plastic waste from the United States, Europe, and Asia. Yi-Jie, an 11-year-old girl, works alongside her parents in a recycling facility while dreaming of attending school. Kun, the facility’s ambitious boss, dreams of a better life. Through the story of these two families, this poignant film explores issues of waste recycling, social inequality, as well as global consumption and culture.

    It won Special Jury Award at the 2016 International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA). Check out the trailer at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0Kif9cugQ0

    The event features an interdisciplinary panel with professors: Greg Zinman in Film Studies (Georgia Tech), Eri Saikawa in Environment Science (Emory), and Matthew Realff in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (Georgia Tech).

    Plus: Free Pan Asian Dinner

    RSVP:  https://gatech.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_78rFDxh1BwCDm9n

    Sponsors:

    Strategic Plan Advisory Committee Pilot Grant (SPAG)
    The School of Modern Languages
    China Research Center

    The Center for Serve Learn Sustain

    The China event is part of the The Global Media Festival: Sustainability Across Languages and Cultures, which focuses on international media productions that explore issues and challenges associated to sustainability. The goal of the festival is to serve as a global interdisciplinary forum that creates awareness of the cultural and linguistic challenges that emerge from the different meanings and interpretations of sustainability in diverse contexts. A full list of Global Media Festival events can be found at: https://modlangs.gatech.edu/globalmediafest.

    For more information on the China event, contact

    Dr. Jin Liu
    Associate Professor of Chinese
    School of Modern Languages
    jliu83@gatech.edu

    Mar
    30
    Thu
    Normalizing Private Business in China: Dr. Thomas Gold, University of California, Berkeley @ Emory University, White Hall 101
    Mar 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

    “Normalizing Private Business in China”

    Presented by Dr. Thomas Gold
    Professor of Sociology
    University of California, Berkeley
    This talk addresses the questions of why and how the Communist Party changed its attitude and policy toward private business in the reform era, and how the Party continued to expand the scope for it so that, along with marketization and globalization, private business has become a normal and integral part of contemporary China.

    Emory University, White Hall, Room 1001, 4:00-5:15 p.m.

    This event is free and open to the public.

    Co-sponsored by:
    Confucius Institute at Emory
    East Asian Studies
    Russian and East Asian Languages & Cultures, Emory University

    Event Flier:  March 30. Gold Lecture

    Apr
    5
    Wed
    Sino-African Relations & China’s “One Belt, One Road” @ Rollins School of Public Health, Rita Anne Rollins Room
    Apr 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

    China’s “One Belt, One Road” Initiative and its Implications for Sino-African Relations
    Ambassador Zhong Jianhua
    Former Special Representative on African Affairs for the Chinese Government, Former Chinese Ambassador to South Africa

    1518 Clifton Rd NE Atlanta, GA 30322
    Visitors Parking available at Michael Street Deck
    8th floor, Room 860
    Rita Anne Rollins Room (in the Grace Crum Rollins Building)
    The Rollins School of Public Health

    Visitors Parking available at Michael Street Deck

    Presented by The 3rd Emory University-Carter Center US China Foreign Relations Speaker Series

    In conjunction with
    The Atlanta Confucius Institute & The Emory Institute for Developing Nations, and the US-China People’s Friendship Association

    Event Flier:  ZHONG Jianhua Flyer FINAL

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