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“China and Central Asia”

July 19, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Poster for Friedman lecture featuring train at Khorgos dry port with wooden plank foreground and attached chinese flag

Speaker: Edward Friedman, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Friedman’s talk will focus on China’s foreign policy interests in the post-Mao era, with particular attention to future forecasts for China and Central Asia.

Edward Friedman is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has authored a number of books, including Chinese Village, Socialist State (1991), China’s Rise, Taiwan’s Dilemmas and International Peace (2005), Asia’s Giants: Comparing India and China (2005), Revolution, Resistance and Reform in Village China (Yale, 2005), Regional Cooperation and its enemies in Asia (2006),  and Political Transitions in Dominant Party Systems (2008). Friedman continues to conduct research on Chinese foreign policy.


July 19, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm


Central Eurasian Studies Summer Institute (CESSI)
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