George Washington University professor David Shambaugh will discuss “China’s International Identities: The Conflicted Rising Power” in a lecture on Thursday, Sept. 8, at 4:30 p.m., in KJ’s Bradford Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
Shambaugh is recognized internationally as an authority on contemporary Chinese affairs and the international politics and security of the Asia-Pacific region. He is a widely published author of numerous books, articles, book chapters and newspaper editorials. His newest books are China's Communist Party: Atrophy & Adaptation; American and European Relations with China; and The International Relations of Asia (all published in 2008). Shambaugh is a frequent commentator in international media and has contributed to leading scholarly journals such as International Security, Foreign Affairs, The China Quarterly and The China Journal.