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Date: February 21, 1997
'China After Deng':
A Panel Discussion at Princeton
Princeton, N.J. -- The political and social future of China will be addressed during a panel discussion, "China After Deng," to be held at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs on Wednesday, February 26, at 4:30 p.m. in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.
Questions to be addressed include:
- How will the death of Deng Xiaoping affect China's future?
- Who will lead China into the 21st century?
- Is China headed towards democracy or dictatorship?
These issues will be discussed by Perry Link, professor of East Asian Studies; Lynn T. White III, professor of politics and international affairs and author of Policies of Chaos , a study of the Chinese cultural revolution; Yu Ying Shih, Gordon Y.S. Wu '58 professor of Chinese Studies and professor of history and East Asian studies; Phillip Saunders, a Ph.D. candidate at the Woodrow Wilson School; and Liu Binyan, a Princeton-based dissident journalist and the publisher of China Focus .
Questions from the audience will be welcome.