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Is Globalisation Good for China?

Wednesday 21 May, 2-4pm
Old Theatre, Old Building

China's entry to the World Trade Organisation has intensified the debates about China's place in an increasingly interconnected world. Is globalisation good for China or does it pose a threat?

Dr Chris Hughes, LSE, Professor James L Watson, Harvard University, and Professor Yunxiang Yan, University of California, will be debating the impact of globalisation on China from cultural, economic and political perspectives on Wednesday 21 May at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

  • Dr Chris Hughes is director of LSE's Asia Research Centre and a reader in international relations at LSE.
  • Professor James L Watson is John King and Wilma Cannon Fairbank Professor of Chinese Society at Harvard University
  • Professor Yunxiang Yan is associate professor of anthropology at the University of California, Los Angeles.

This debate is free and open to all with no ticket required.


To reserve a press ticket, please contact Jessica Winterstein on 020 7955 7060 or email j.winterstein@lse.ac.uk|

16 May 2003