China’s Leaders: From Mao to Now
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET
One way to understand the twists and turns of the People’s Republic of China over the past seven decades is through the prism of its top leaders: Mao Zedong, Deng Xiaoping, Jiang Zemin, Hu Jintao, and Xi Jinping. In his new book China’s Leaders: From Mao to Now (Polity Press) Professor David Shambaugh of George Washington University provides a masterful survey of China’s leaders from 1949 to the present day. Please join us for a discussion of China’s leadership with a preeminent scholar of Chinese politics and a longtime contributor to the Wilson Center.