Will China Rise as a Disruptive Force? The Insiders’ Perspective

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  • Part 1 : China’s worldview, what makes China unique, challenges China is facing and how the country may overcome these
  • Part 2 : History of China’s development over the past 100 years, political issues that China is facing, and self-corrective mechanisms in China’s political system.
  • Part 3 : History of China’s foreign policy, how China’s diplomacy has evolved and factors that determine China’s current foreign policy strategy.




David Daokui Li
Mansfield Freeman Chair Professor of Economics, School of Economics and Management
Tsinghua University

Wang Hui
Changjiang Professor of Literature & History, School of Humanities
Tsinghua University

Yan Xuetong
Professor of International Relations, Department of International Relations
Tsinghua University


Tsinghua University is a Chinese university in Beijing, considered to be one of the most prestigious in the People's Republic of China. When it was founded in 1911, it was a preparatory school for students wishing to do postgraduate studies in American universities. 

In 1925, Tsinghua developed into a university and now offers four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor's degree) and graduate degrees (master's degree and doctorate).


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