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Robeson Community College

October 2021

Understanding China in the 21st Century: A Historical Perspective

October 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Robeson Community College, 5160 Fayetteville Rd
Lumberton, NC 28360 United States

A talk by Donald Santacaterina (Department of History, UNC Chapel Hill), free and open to the public, in collaboration with Robeson Community College. China's economic miracle and rise to world superpower amidst their maintenance of a one-party, authoritarian political model has left a wide variety of questions for global audiences. This lecture focuses on recent Chinese history from the "Century of Humiliation" (百年国耻 bainian guochi) and the Opium Wars through to the present day, emphasizing how the Chinese Communist party uses historical…

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