CCS Noon Lecture Series. "International Relations and Chinese History: The Rise of Qing China"


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  • Speaker: Yuan-Kang Wang, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Western Michigan University
  • Host Department: ccs
  • Date: 10/29/2013
  • Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Location: International Institute-Room 1636

  • Description:

    Can Chinese history tell us anything about China’s rise today? This talk will examine how the Manchus of Qing China rose to preeminence and established regional hegemony in East Asia. By integrating international relations theory with Chinese history, this talk will demonstrate how a rising state expands political interests abroad and establishing rules of the game for the system.