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2021 China Town Hall- National Webinar with Fareed Zakaria and Local Panel Discussion

Join the University of Tennessee’s Center for Global Engagement and the National Committee on U.S. China Relations for the 2021 China Town Hall. The annual event connects Americans with leading China experts to discuss the impacts of China’s global rise on China-U.S. relations and analyze its local and national effects in the United States.

7 p.m. -- China Town Hall Webcast with Fareed Zakaria

The virtual event begins at 7 p.m. with the National Committee on U.S. China Relations’ nationally-broadcast webinar featuring CNN host Fareed Zakaria. Zakaria writes a weekly column for The Washington Post and has authored several books, including the 2020 bestseller “Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World.”

8 p.m. -- Panel Discussion at UT

Beginning at 8 p.m., the Director of Asian Studies Program at UT Shellen Wu will moderate a one-hour live panel discussion to further discuss U.S.-China relations with a particularly local lens. The panelists include:

Alan Enslen, Partner at Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP

Virginia Harper Ho, Earl B. Shurtz Research Professor, The University of Kansas

Margaret K. Lewis, Professor of Law, Seton Hall University 

The event is hosted by the Office of Asian Engagement, Asian Studies Program, and the History Department at the University of Tennessee, in partnership with the TN-China Network and the National Committee on U.S. China Relations.

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Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Business & Entrepreneurship, Diversity & Inclusion


Current Students, Faculty & Staff, General Public


Asian Studies Program, Center for Global Engagement, History, Office of Asia Engagement


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Daisy Shen

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