The Making of Modern China

The Making of Modern China
6 sessions, 12 hours


New content each term. China is an expansive country with thousands of years of history. This history has shaped China into the highly diverse and complex country that it is today. Let Jeff Steinberg present to you a picture of the current Chinese government, economy, culture, military posture and global goals. Discuss some of the leading figures of China beginning with the 20th century including the transition from Emperor to Republic. Understand how China was brought into the global economy and what their current economic challenges are as it plans its future in the 21st century. Jeff Steinberg has traveled to China 2-3 times a year since 2010 and through an academic dialogue he has developed a unique perspective of this fascinating country.

Instructor: Jeffrey Steinberg is both an analyst and practitioner of U.S. national security policy. He has been an investigative journalist for more than 40 years, serving since 1986 on the editorial board of a weekly publication, Executive Intelligence Review, and writing for a range of international newsletters and magazines; and has also participated in various advisory capacities for U.S. government officials on a wide range of national security issues, from strategic defense policy, to the war on terrorism, to the war on illegal narcotics, to the economic dimensions of national security. He has lectured internationally on issues related to national security. Steinberg is the author and/or co-author of hundreds of articles and special reports on a wide range of national security issues, current affairs, and history.

ILR833  The Making of Modern China
5-Digit Number: 16267
Wed, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m., 10/31 – 12/12
No Class: 11/21
Location: Conference Center/E-123
Tuition: $50.00 Fee: $105.00 Total: $155.00
MD residents age 60+ pay fee only

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