CNN host and best-selling author Fareed Zakaria will be the featured speaker for CHINA Town Hall 2021, a national conversation on how the U.S.-China relationship affects our cities, towns, and communities. From supply chains to national security, new technologies to climate change, the future of both countries will be determined by their relations with one another and the global community.
Jordan Schneider is
a Senior Analyst at Rhodium Group focusing on China's technological rise,
US-China tech relations and the impact of Chinese technology policy on the
broader economy Jordan is the creator of the ChinaTalk podcast and
newsletter, and is also a fellow at the Center for a New American Security. He
previously worked at Kuaishou, Bridgewater and the Eurasia Group. Jordan received
a master’s degree in economics from Peking University’s Yenching Academy and a
bachelor’s degree in history from Yale.
Hanchao Lu is Professor of History in the School of History and Sociology at Georgia Tech’s Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts and Director of the Atlanta-based China Research Center. A specialist in socioeconomic history of modern China, Lu has been published widely in leading journals in the fields of social history, urban history, modern and contemporary China, and Asian studies. His works have been translated into Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Spanish. He has published eight books, three of which have won major book awards. Lu has been visiting fellow at prestigious research institutions, including the East Asian Institute of Singapore, the Radcliffe Institute at Harvard University, Tsing-hua University (Beijing), Humboldt University (Berlin), and Academia Sinica (Taiwan).
Yawei Liu (刘亚伟)is the senior advisor for China at The Carter Center
and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is also the associate
director of the China Research Center in Atlanta and an adjunct professor of Political Science at Emory
University. He is the founding
editor of www.chinaelections.org which went online in 2002. He launched the US-China Perception
Monitor websites [www.uscnpm.org (English) and cn3.uscnpm.org (Chinese)] in 2014.