Sixth annual CHINA Town Hall Oct. 29

The Center for Asian Studies and the National Committee on US-China Relations invite you to participate in the sixth annual CHINA Town Hall, a national day of programming on China involving 50 cities throughout the United States. The event is designed to provide Americans with an opportunity to discuss issues related to U.S.-China relations with leading experts in the field. This year's event will be held on Oct. 29, at 5:30 p.m. in Abram's Lounge, 3rd floor of Center for Community.

The program will open with a webcast from Beijing beginning at 6 p.m. featuring Gary F. Locke, U.S. Ambassador to the People's Republic of China, discussing U.S.-China relations. Our local speaker, Lyle J. Goldstein, an associate professor in the China Maritime Studies Institute at the U.S. Naval War College, will speak on the current state of U.S.-China relations, immediately following the webcast. Currently a visiting fellow at the Watson Institute of International Studies at Brown University, Goldstein's research in Chinese security policy, especially concerning maritime development, has been published in China Quarterly, International Security, IISS Survival and Contemporary Southeast Asia, among others.

A $10 registration fee will be collected at the door (cash or check), students are free with valad student ID. The event will open with light refreshments at 5:30 p.m. and close with a dessert reception. Parking is free after 5 p.m. south of Regent Drive in lot 308.

For more information, contact casevent@colorado.edu or 303-735-5122.

Website: http://cas.colorado.edu

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