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China's Global Rise

China’s Environmental Crisis: Is There A Way Out?

National Conferences

International Symposium
China’s Environmental Crisis: Is There A Way Out?

September 22 at 7 p.m. 
September 23 at 5 p.m. & 7 p.m.

All events were held in Shaw Hall, Younts Conference Center, Furman University

China's Global Rise

China: A Series on the World's Next Great Power

As China entered the twenty-first century, it had undergone one of the most remarkable and rapid successions of economic, social, and cultural changes in world history. Its rise as a global manufacturing powerhouse and a regional power with an increasingly influential voice in the world has led some observers to pronounce the twenty-first century to be "China's Century."

China's Global Rise Series 2009

(l-r) Don Gordon, Kate Kaup, Brantly Womack, David Finkelstein, Mayor Knox White,
Minister Xie Feng, guest, Ni Shixiong, Wang Dan, Philip Lin and David Shi

 China: Series on the World's Next Great Power

 "China's Global Rise:  International Relations in an Era of Change"

China's Global Rise Series 2006

China: A Series on the World's Next Great Power

"China's Global Rise: Human Rights in China"

China's Global Rise Series Fall 2004

China: A Series on the World's Next Great Power

"China's Global Rise: The Chinese Economy and the United States"

China's Global Rise Series Spring 2004

Fellows in Residence

James R. Lilley
Ambassador in Residence
former U.S. Ambassador to China and Korea
April 13 - 14, 2005

The five part China's Global Rise Series began April 13 – 14, 2004, with two public addresses by the Riley Institute’s Ambassador-in-Residence James Lilley. Lilley, U.S. Ambassador to China and Korea under the George H. Bush administration, shared a wealth of personal experience in his lectures, "Dealing with the North Koreans: An Inside View" and "US China Relations at the Dawn of the 21st Century."