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St. Joe's to host China forum

On Nov. 16, St. Joseph's University will host the local portion of a national forum on China.

St. Joe's to host China forum

On Nov. 16, at 6:15 p.m., St. Joseph’s University will partner with the National Committee on United States-China Relations, of New York, for the fifth annual China Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections, according to a university news release.

Hosted in the Wolfington Teletorium in Mandeville Hall, the national day of programming on China involves 50 cities throughout the United States and is designed to provide Americans the opportunity to discuss U.S.-China relations with leading experts.

The program, which will feature a live webcast with former national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski, will be moderated by Stephen A. Orlins, president of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations; it will be followed by a presentation on-site from China specialist Thomas Kellogg, a program director at the Open Society Institute in New York. Kellogg will present “Legal Reform and Social Justice in China.”

The Starr Foundation underwrites China Town Hall; SJU’s international relations and Asian studies programs sponsor the SJU event.

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