Red cover of book with text overlay "The Myth of Chinese Capitalism"

06/25/2020: The Myth of Chinese Capitalism with author Dexter T. Roberts

Thursday, May 25, 2020

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT

Live book launch via WebEx

The Sigur Center for Asian Studies is launching its latest series, New Books in Asian Studies, with award-winning journalist Dexter Tiff Roberts for the inaugural book launch. The Myth of Chinese Capitalism: The Worker, the Factory, and the Future of the World is the untold story of how restrictive policies are preventing China from becoming the world’s largest economy by focusing on the people in a Guizhou village and a Guangzhou factory town. It explores the reality behind today’s financially-ascendant China and pulls the curtain back on how the Chinese manufacturing machine is actually powered. The lively book launch and Q&A will be moderated by GW Law Professor and Chinese specialist Donald Clarke. Advance registration required.
 
This event is free, open to the public, and will be recorded. Registered guests will receive a confirmation email with details for joining the WebEx event 24 hours prior to the event. Guests will be able to join the event via the web, using the WebEx app, or by calling in. Please follow the instructions on the confirmation email for more details. Registration closes at 2pm EDT on Wednesday, June 24. Advance questions can be sent to gsigur@gwu.edu with subject “NBAS: Dexter Tiff Roberts” or directly posted in the live event’s Q&A box. Media inquiries must be sent to Jason Shevrin, jshevrin@gwu.edu.​
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