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Xi Jinping´s “New Era”: What Does It Mean for China´s Role in the World?

December 8, 2017 - 15:00-16:30

During its 19th National Congress in October, the Communist Party of China adopted a new guiding ideology: “Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era”. What is ”Xi Jinping Thought” and how will it impact China’s foreign relations?

Has China left behind Deng Xiaoping’s old adage to “hide our capabilities, and bide our time”? Which contributions and challenges does Xi Jinping’s “New Era” present to world order?

Alice Ba, Professor, Political Science & International Relations, University of Delaware
Alastair Iain Johnston, Professor of Government, Harvard University

Moderator: Björn Jerdén, Head of Asia Programme, UI

The event is free of charge and the language is English.

The seminar is organized in cooperation with the Swedish Defence University and is part of the conference The Power of Narratives in East Asian International Relations. The conference is co-funded by the Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation, the Japan Foundation and the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Stockholm.

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Xi Jinping´s “New Era”: What Does It Mean for China´s Role in the World?


December 8, 2017


Utrikespolitiska Institutet


The Swedish Institute of International Affairs
Drottning Kristinas väg 37
Stockholm, Sweden
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