Closing the Distance: Perspectives on Contemporary China

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Thu, April 28, 2016 | 7PM-8:30PM
Closing the Distance: Perspectives on Contemporary China
WLH 116

Thursday, April 28, 2016, 7:00 pm
Length: 1.5 hours

Join the Yale-China Association for dumplings and a discussion with four young leaders who have lived and worked in China. Their fresh perspectives and ideas have influenced their fields on both sides of the Pacific.


1. GRAHAM WEBSTER - Senior Fellow and lecturer at the Yale Law School and editor of Transpacifica, Webster has worked extensively with media and international relations.

2. MASON JI (MC ‘16) - Ji is a Global Affairs major and Rhodes Scholar. As a delegate to the U.N. General Assembly, he has worked on US-China relations and was involved in drafting the 2014 joint statement on climate change.

3. SIODHBHRA PARKIN - Parkin, a Fellow at the Yale Law School China Center, is an advocate for women’s and LGBTQ rights who works directly with lawyers in China on domestic violence.

4. YU LUO - As a Ph.D. Candidate in Anthropology, Luo studies ethnic identity and the urban/rural divide, particularly in her hometown of Guizhou, China.

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