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YCW SF: Syaru Shirley Lin and Harry Harding - "Cross-Strait Dilemmas: U.S.-China-Taiwan Relations in an Age of Evolving Identities" (Mon, Oct 17)

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Monday, 17 October 2016 from 17:30 to 20:30 (PDT)

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Cross-Strait Dilemmas: U.S.-China-Taiwan Relations in an Age of Evolving Identities

with Syaru Shirley Lin (former partner at Goldman Sachs, founding faculty member at master's program in global political economy at CUHK) and Harry Harding (University Professor and Professor of Public Policy at the University of Virginia and Visiting Professor of Social Science at Hong Kong University of Social Science and Technology)

 

Monday, October 17, 2016, 5:30 pm

Salesforce.com Cafe, 1 Rincon Center, 101 Spear Street, San Francisco, CA

We invite you to join us for an invigorating round table discussion over casual drinks led by Professor Syaru Shirley Lin of the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Professor Harry Harding of the University of Virginia on the challenges facing China, the U.S., and Taiwan in managing their complex triangular relationship, especially given the emergence of a distinctive/consolidated Taiwanese national identity over the past two decades.


Shirley Lin is a member of the founding faculty of the masters program in global political economy at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and teaches political science at the University of Virginia. Her book, Taiwan’s China Dilemma, was published by Stanford University Press in 2016. She graduated from Harvard College and earned her masters and Ph.D. from the University of Hong Kong. She retired as a partner at Goldman Sachs, where she led the Principal Investment Area for Asia ex-Japan and spearheaded the firm'sinvestments in many technology start-ups. Professor Lin’s present board service includes Goldman Sachs Asia Bank, Langham Hospitality Investments, and Mercuries Life Insurance. She is also a member of the Hong Kong Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation.


Harry Harding is presently a University Professor and Professor of Public Policy at UVA and Visiting Professor of Social Science at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He was previously on the faculty of Stanford University, a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, dean of the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University, and the founding dean of the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy at the University of Virginia. His major publications include OrganizingChina: The Problem of Bureaucracy, 1949-1976; China’s Second Revolution: Reform after Mao; A Fragile Relationship: the United States and China since 1972; and the chapter on the Cultural Revolution in the Cambridge History of China.

About Syaru Shirley Lin

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Professor Syaru Shirley Lin is a member of the founding faculty of the master's program in global political economy at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and also teaches political science at the University of Virginia. Her book, Taiwan’s China Dilemma, was published by Stanford University Press in 2016. She graduated cum laude from Harvard College and earned her masters and Ph.D. from the University of Hong Kong. She retired as a partner at Goldman Sachs, where she led the Principal Investment Area for Asia ex-Japan and spearheaded the firm's investments in many technology start-ups. Professor Lin’s present board service includes Goldman Sachs Asia Bank, Langham Hospitality Investments, and Mercuries Life Insurance and is a member of the Hong Kong Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation.

About Harry Harding

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The founding dean of the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, Professor Harry Harding is presently a University Professor at UVA and also Visiting Professor of Social Science at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, where he is helping develop a new Institute on Public Policy. He is a specialist on Asia and U.S.-Asian relations, whose major publications include "Organizing China: The Problem of Bureaucracy, 1949-1966"; "China’s Second Revolution: Reform after Mao"; "A Fragile Relationship: the United States and China since 1972"; and the chapter on the Cultural Revolution in the Cambridge History of China.

 

Venue Details for Salesforce.com Cafe, 1 Rincon Center

Address: 101 Spear Street, San Francisco, CA.

The Salesforce.com Cafe is located at 1 Rincon Center, 101 Spear Street at Mission, Across from Yank Sing

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One Rincon Center
121 Spear St
San Francisco, CA 94107

Monday, 17 October 2016 from 17:30 to 20:30 (PDT)


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YCW is a dynamic group of China-focused young professionals. Through regular roundtables and talks with senior figures in the China academic, policy and business communities, it provides a chance for engaged individuals to interact and discuss the most pressing issues emerging from China today. It aims to build a global network, fostering the next generation of China thought-leaders

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