Cheng Li: The Bo Xilai Crisis and China's Future Leadership Change
Dr. Cheng Li, director of research and senior fellow at the Brookings Institution's John L. Thornton China Center, and one of the world's premier experts on Chinese elite politics, reflects upon the highly anticipated succession of Chinese president Hu Jintao by current vice president Xi Jinping. Such a momentous political leadership transition occurs only once a decade for this rising Asian giant, currently facing a range of grave political uncertainties. Dr. Li delves into the intricacies of recent events surrounding the disgraced politician Bo Xilai and the civil rights activist Cheng Guangcheng. Presented by the Town Hall Center for Civic Life with University Book Store. Series supported by The Boeing Company, the RealNetworks Foundation, and the True/Brown Foundation. Double feature! Ticket also gains admission to the Jeff Deyette event at 7:30 pm.
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