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Professor John J. Mearsheimer on "Great Power Politics: Are China and the United States Destined to

Chicago Booth Alumni Club of China

May 23, 2012: 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

We would like to cordially invite you to a talk by Professor John J. Mearsheimer on "Great Power Politics: Are China and the United States Destined to be Rivals?" The talk, part of our International Harper Lecture Series, will be given on May 23rd at the University of Chicago Center in Beijing. Registration will start at 18:30 and the lecture will start at 19:00. No registration fee is required, and light refreshments will be provided following the talk.

John J. Mearsheimer is the R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science and the co-director of the Program on International Security Policy at the University of Chicago, where he has taught since 1982. He graduated from West Point in 1970 and received his Ph.D. in political science from Cornell University in 1980. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Professor Mearsheimer is one of the most popular teachers and won the Quantrell Award for Distinguished Teaching at the University of Chicago in 1985.

Professor Mearsheimer is one of the world's most influential writers on security issues and international politics more generally. He has published five books: Conventional Deterrence (1983), which won the Edgar S. Furniss, Jr., Book Award; Liddell Hart and the Weight of History (1988); The Tragedy of Great Power Politics (2001), which won the Joseph Lepgold Book Prize; The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy (with Stephen M. Walt, 2007), which made the New York Times best seller list and has been translated into twenty-one different languages; and Why Leaders Lie: The Truth about Lying in International Politics (2011), which has been translated into ten different languages.

Reception: 6:30pm

Lecture and Q&A: 7pm

Light Refreshments: 8:30pm

Where

University of Chicago Center in Beijing
20th Floor
Culture Plaza, 59A Zhongguancun
Beijing, China

Cost

No Charge

Registration

Register Online

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Register By Phone: 010-82505891

Deadline: 5/22/2012

Speaker Profiles

John Mearsheimer (Speaker)
R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago
http://uchicago.cn

John J. Mearsheimer is the R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science and the co-director of the Program on International Security Policy at the University of Chicago, where he has taught since 1982. He graduated from West Point in 1970 and received his Ph.D. in political science from Cornell University in 1980. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Professor Mearsheimer is one of the most popular teachers and won the Quantrell Award for Distinguished Teaching at the University of Chicago in 1985.

Professor Mearsheimer is one of the world's most influential writers on security issues and international politics more generally. He has published five books: Conventional Deterrence (1983), which won the Edgar S. Furniss, Jr., Book Award; Liddell Hart and the Weight of History (1988); The Tragedy of Great Power Politics (2001), which won the Joseph Lepgold Book Prize; The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy (with Stephen M. Walt, 2007), which made the New York Times best seller list and has been translated into twenty-one different languages; and Why Leaders Lie: The Truth about Lying in International Politics (2011), which has been translated into ten different languages.

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