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Condoleezza Rice To Discuss US-China Business Relations At Commerce Club

Sep 17, 2018 10:33AM ● By Kathleen Maris
Clemson University Center for China Studies will host Center of China Studies Speaker Series at The Commerce Club, downtown Greenville, 55 Beattie Pl, 17th Fl, on Tuesday, October 9th, 5:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres will be served and pre-registration is required.

The U.S.-China relationship is one of the most important bilateral relationships for both countries and the world. This event is designed to give our audience a better understanding of the relationship as well as the effect of China’s rise on our own communities, in a dialogue with two prominent speakers.

Condoleezza Rice is currently the Denning Professor in Global Business and the Economy at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, Thomas and Barbara Stephenson Senior Fellow on Public Policy at the Hoover Institution, and professor of political science at Stanford University. From 2005 to 2009, Rice served as the 66th Secretary of State of the United States, the first African American woman to hold the post. She also served as President George W. Bush’s Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs from 2001 to 2005. Rice was Stanford University’s provost from 1993 to 1999. Rice earned her Ph.D. from the Graduate School of International Studies at the University of Denver. She has been awarded thirteen honorary doctorates.

David M. Lampton is Hyman Professor and Director of China Studies Emeritus at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, where he currently is senior fellow at SAIS Foreign Policy Institute. Chairman of the Asia Foundation, Lampton previously served as president of the National Committee on US-China Relations and dean of faculty at SAIS. His numerous publications include Same Bed, Different Dreams: Managing U.S.-China Relations, 1989-2000 and The Three Faces of Chinese Power: Might, Money, and Minds. He received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees from Stanford University and an honorary doctorate from the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Far Eastern Studies.