Starr Forum | China: The Rise and Fall of the EAST

Thursday, April 11, 2024 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Building 66, 110
25 AMES ST, Cambridge, MA 02139

How Exams, Autocracy, Stability, and Technology Brought China Success, and Why They Might Lead to its Decline

In-person event only | Books signed and sold at the event | Registration is not required

Speaker: Yasheng Huang, Epoch Foundation Professor of Global Economics and Management, MIT Sloan School of Management, and faculty director of the MIT-China Program at the Center for International Studies.

Discussant: Will Knight, senior writer, Wired magazine, covers artificial intelligence and other emerging technology. He was previously a senior editor at MIT Technology Review, where he wrote about fundamental advances in AI and China’s AI boom. 

Co-sponsors: MIT Center for International Studies, the MIT-China Program, and the MIT COOP.

Free & open to the public.
A recording will be posted on YouTube following the event.

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