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Guest Lecture: The Rise of China and its Implications for the United States and the International Order


On Dec. 7 at 12:30 p.m., Georgetown University professor Robert Sutter will give a presentation on “The Rise of China and its Implications for the United States and the International Order,” in room 196 of the Bisdorf Building. The event is free and open to the public.

Sutter has been a visiting professor of Asian Studies at the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University since 2001. In addition to this full-time position, Sutter teaches regularly as an adjunct professor of Asian Studies for the Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University.

After earning a doctorate in History and East Asian Languages from Harvard University, Sutter taught part-time for over more than 30 years at Georgetown, George Washington, Johns Hopkins, and the University of Virginia. He has published 18 books, more than 100 articles and several hundred government reports dealing with contemporary East Asian and Pacific countries and their relations with the United States. His most recent book is “U.S. - Chinese Relations: Perilous Past, Pragmatic Present.”

Tuesday, Dec. 7, 12:30 – 1:45 p.m.

Bisdorf Building AA 196, Alexandria Campus of Northern Virginia Community College,
3001 North Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311

For more information, please contact Dr. Jack Lechelt at 703-933-3970 or jlechelt@nvcc.edu.

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