China Past, Present and Future: Family History and National Destiny

Sylvie Bermann, French Ambassador to Russia, Yan Lan, Chairman and CEO of Greater China and Lazard Asia (HK) Ltd
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17:00 - 18:30
China Centre
Dickson Poon Building
Canterbury Road
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Kin-ku Cheng lecture theatre

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Lectures and seminars
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Sylvie Bermann is French Ambassador to Moscow, who has previously served in London and Beijing. She is the author of China in Deep Waters (2017), a penetrating analysis of China’s current political situation.

Yan Lan is Chairman and CEO of Greater China and Lazard Asia (HK) Ltd. She is the author of The Yan Family (2018), winner of a major prize in France, a sweeping account of her family’s rise through the turbulent history of twentieth-century China at the highest levels – and what it means today.

The two of them will be in a unique conversation, ranging from how to interpret China’s troubled and haunted recent past to the future of China, the next great superpower.