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[Yale Center Beijing - Virtual] Superpower Interrupted: Discussion on New Book & Future of US-China Relations

Friday, Jul 10 2020 at 9:00 - 10:30 am EDT

From Yale Center Beijing With China’s ascendance as a formidable economic and geopolitical superpower on the world stage, understanding China’s worldview is of crucial importance for the West to understand China’s role in the world today. In his new book, Superpower Interrupted: The Chinese History of the World, veteran author and journalist Michael Schuman explores how the history of the world through China’s own lens shapes China’s economic policy, attitude toward the United States and the rest of the world, and notions of good government and society. Yale Center Beijing (YCB) will host Schuman for a virtual discussion of his book, moderated by YCB Director Carol Li Rafferty. They will be joined by Dr. Stephen Roach, Senior Fellow at Yale University's Jackson Institute of Global Affairs and Senior Lecturer at Yale's School of Management, for a discussion on the book and the broader topic of US-China relations. Following the discussion, the panelists will take audience questions. Panelists: Michael Schuman, Journalist & Author Stephen Roach, Ph.D., Senior Fellow, Yale Jackson Institute of Global Affairs; Senior Lecturer, Yale School of Management Moderator: Carol Li Rafferty, Executive Director, Yale Center Beijing (Yale College ‘00) When: Friday, July 10, 2020 | 9:00-10:30 a.m. CST Register: Please register at or email in advance to receive the Zoom dial-in details for the event.