China and the World edited by David Shambaugh

02/12/2020: China and the World: Book Launch with David Shambaugh

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Lindner Commons, Room 602

Elliott School of International Affairs

1957 E Street NW, Washington, DC 20052

China & the World edited by David Shambaugh Book Cover

Professor Shambaugh will introduce his newest book and give a lecture on “Future Challenges for China’s Foreign Relations.”

China & the World is the most comprehensive and up-to-date scholarly assessment of China’s relations and roles in the world. Edited by Professor David Shambaugh and including chapters by fifteen other leading international experts on China, this volume covers China’s contemporary relations with all regions of the world, with other major powers, and across multiple arenas of China’s international interactions. It also explores the sources of China’s grand strategy, how its historical experiences shape present policies, and the impact of various domestic factors on China’s external behavior.

The event will conclude with audience Q&A and a book signing (cash and credit accepted).

Light refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public.


David Shambaugh is an internationally recognized authority and award-winning author on contemporary China and the international relations of Asia. He is the Gaston Sigur Professor of Asian Studies, Political Science & International Affairs and the founding Director of the China Policy Program in the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University. Professor Shambaugh is a member of a number of public policy and scholarly organizations, including the International Institute for Strategic Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, and the Asia Society. He is also a frequent commentator in international media, serves on a number of editorial boards, and has been a consultant to various governments, research institutions, foundations, and private corporations. As an author, he has published more than thirty books, most recently including, The International Relations of Asia (2nd ed.), China Goes Global: The Partial Power and China’s Future (both selected by The Economist as “Best Books of the Year”), and The China Reader: Rising Power.

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