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U.S.-China Symposium

The annual U.S.-China Symposium at Drake University convenes experienced professionals, academics and other experts to speak on various topics related to China and U.S.-China relations.

This event aims to provide a platform for multiple viewpoints and opportunities for candid discussion. The inaugural event took place on November 17, 2022, featuring award-winning journalist and author John Pomfret, whose 2016 book The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom: America and China, 1776 to the Present was awarded the 2017 Arthur Ross Award by the Council on Foreign Relations.

The 2023 U.S.-China Symposium took place on Friday, September 22, and featured expert speakers on national defense and security, trade and business, and international relations.

Bobby Richey and Greyson Mann

Panel on Diplomacy in China

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