China's Belt and Road Initiative
225B Eggers Hall
This is a conference call hosted by the Council on Foreign Relations.
The Academic Conference Call series provides the opportunity for students across the country and around the world to participate in an interactive conversation with a CFR fellow, Foreign Affairs author, or other expert. Calls take place every other week during the fall and spring semesters and are dedicated to a wide range of international affairs and U.S. foreign policy topics. Background readings are distributed prior to each call, and the audio recording is posted online afterward.
The speaker for this conference call is Elizabeth C. Economy, C.V. Starr Senior Fellow and Director for Asia Studies, Council on Foreign Relations.
For background reading, participants may want to review the following:
- Yuen Yuen Ang, "Demystifying Belt and Road: The Struggle to Define China's 'Project of the Century,'" ForeignAffairs.com, May 22, 2019.
- Elizabeth Economy, "Trade: Parade of Broken Promises," Democracy Journal, March 14, 2019.
- "China's Massive Belt and Road Initiative," Backgrounder, Council on Foreign Relations, May 21, 2019.
This event is sponsored by the International Relations Program. For additional information, please contact 315-443-2306.
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