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  • Events | 6 November, 2011 (08:50)

    The Historical Roots of China’s Economic Boom

    Join journalist, author and old China hand Orville Schell as he talks about how to explain China’s sudden economic success after a century and a half in the doldrums.

    Schell will also talk about his reason for visiting Beijing – the US-China Forum on the Arts and Culture which opens in Beijing on
    November 16th, and which will feature events with Alice Waters, the Coen Brothers, Meryl Streep, Yo-Yo Ma and others.

    DATE: Nov 10 (Thursday)
    TIME: 10-11:30am
    VENUE: Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Liangmahe Nanlu 4, 荷 兰王国驻华大 使馆 – 北京, 中 华人民共和国北京市亮马河 南路4号, Phone: 010 85320200
    RSVP: to fcccadmin@gmail.com to ensure entrance through security
    ENTRANCE: free to members, 80 RMB on the door to non-members

    ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
    Orville Schell
    is the Arthur Ross Director of the Center on U.S.-China Relations at the Asia Society in New York. A former Dean of the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley, Schell covered the war in Indochina for magazines such as the Atlantic Monthly and the New Republic and has written 14 books, 9 of them about China.