2016 Annual Lecture on Asian Democracy
The UofL Center for Asian Democracy presents its 5th Annual Lecture in Asian Democracy
"The Road to Political Reform in China"
Dr. Yawei Liu, Director of the China Program, The Carter Center
Thursday, October 13th, 7:00pm
Reception to follow talk
Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library, University of Louisville
Free and open to the public.
This talk will examine the discourse of political reform by top Chinese leaders from 1987 to 2017 and attempts to answer the following questions: Do Chinese leaders believe in democracy? What kind of democracy have they envisioned? Has any action been taken to implement a democracy of Chinese characteristics? Where China will go in the next few years in the area of democratization?
Special thanks to the Asia Institute-Crane House and the McConnell Center for co-sponsoring this event.