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Amerigo Vespucci, 2003 Photo Walker art center, Minneapolis Courtesy Huang Yong Ping and Martine Schneider

Amerigo Vespucci, 2003 Photo Walker art center, Minneapolis Courtesy Huang Yong Ping and Martine Schneider

The 21st Century: China's Century

Bat Project IV, 2005 Photo Walker art center, Minneapolis Courtesy Huang Yong Ping and Yu De Yao

Events - Talks

The 21st Century: China’s Century

Shujie Yao and Zhengxu Wang

12 May 2011

China is now the world’s second economy, poised to overtake the US. Professor Shujie Yao and Dr Zhengxu Wang from the Contemporary Chinese Department of The University of Nottingham will discuss the “Chinese Century” – a period when economic transformation has had profound internal – and world wide effects.

Professor Shujie Yao is Head of the School of Contemporary Chinese Studies and Professor of Economics and Chinese Sustainable Development at The University of Nottingham. He was recently ranked among the world’s top ten China scholars. Dr Wang is the Acting Director of the China Policy Institute at The University of Nottingham. His research area is Chinese political reform and democratic change.

The Space, 7:30pm - 9pm, free.

Nottingham Contemporary’s public programme is jointly funded by Nottingham Trent University and The University of Nottingham.

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