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For Humphrey Alumnus Nicolas Pichay, All the World’s a Stage

November 24, 2021
Nicolas Pichay's Humphrey year research informs “Lapulapu, Ang Datu ng Mactan,” a musical he wrote about a 16th-century Filipino hero. The show, presented Oct. 24 at Manila Metropolitan Theater, was part of the Philippines' commemoration of the 1521 Battle of Mactan and the arrival of Christianity in the country. The indigenous leader Lapulapu, a symbol of Filipino resistance, is remembered for defeating the forces of Ferdinand Magellan, who was killed in the battle.

Lovely Discusses the Upcoming Biden-Xi Virtual Summit on Bloomberg TV

November 15, 2021
Watch the full interview with Professor Mary Lovely, beginning at 5:38, via Bloomberg TV.

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Gueorguiev Discusses China, Climate Efforts in Washington Post

November 12, 2021
"The U.S. and China agreed to work together on climate action. What would push this cooperation forward?," authored by Associate Professor of Political Science Dimitar Gueorguiev, was published in the Washington Post.

Dimitar Gueorguiev's New Book Explores How Chinese Communist Party Has Maintained Power

November 9, 2021

Gueorguiev, associate professor of political science, argues that the key to the Communist Party’s longevity is its ability to integrate authoritarian control with social inclusion through modern telecommunications technologies. 

Yingyi Ma Discusses Experiences of Chinese Students in US

October 6, 2021
Yingyi Ma, associate professor of sociology and director of Asian/Asian American Studies, took part in a virtual program, "People-to-People Exchange: Chinese Students in the U.S.," hosted by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations (NCUSCR).

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Gueorguiev quoted in Financial Times article on China's techno-authoritarian state

September 7, 2021
Dimitar Gueorguiev, associate professor of political science, says the digital technologies deployed by Beijing have helped it keep tabs on popular sentiment and needs. He's quoted in the Financial Times article, "China and Big Tech: Xi’s blueprint for a digital dictatorship."

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