Academics and pundits alike have characterized the current state of US-China relations
as a "Cold War 2.0." Is this an accurate analogy to use? Join the Long US-China Institute
for a discussion with three experts on international relations and Cold War studies
to rethink whether the Cold War is an appropriate model for understanding China's
place in the world today. The webinar is free and open to the public.
• Lorenz Lüthi, McGill University
• Meredith Oyen, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
• Taomo Zhou, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
About the speakers:
Lorenz Lüthi is an associate professor of international relations at McGill University. He is
the author, most recently, of Cold Wars: Asia, the Middle East, Europe, which was published in 2020 by Cambridge University Press.
Meredith Oyen is an associate professor of US Diplomatic History at UMBC with a focus on Sino-American
relations. She is the author of The Diplomacy of Migration: Transnational Lives and the Making of US-Chinese Relations
in the Cold War, which was published by Cornell University Press in 2015.
Taomo Zhou is an assistant professor of history at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.
Her first book, Migration in the Time of Revolution: China, Indonesia, and the Cold War, was published by Cornell University Press in 2019.
A Zoom link will be sent to all registrants prior to the start of the event.