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Krasno Events Series

September 20, 2018 @ 5:30 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 2, 2018 at 5:30 pm

One event on October 25, 2018 at 5:30 pm

One event on November 15, 2018 at 5:30 pm

One event on November 19, 2018 at 5:30 pm

One event on November 27, 2018 at 5:30 pm

The Krasno Events Series is a series of regular lectures, talks and discussions at UNC-Chapel Hill to enhance our understanding and comprehension of global affairs, past and present.The Krasno Events Series is part of the Krasno Global Affairs @ Business Council at UNC-CH. Both are run by Prof. Klaus Larres. For further information on Prof. Larres, see

Organized & moderated by Prof. Klaus Larres. All events take place in the Pleasants Family Room of the Wilson Library unless otherwise indicated.

Thursday, September 13, 2018 – 5.30pm: “The Peacemakers: Leadership Lessons from 20th Century Statesmanship” Prof. Bruce Jentleson (Duke University)

Thursday, September 20, 2018 – 5.30pm: “The China Challenge – the Response from Europe and the U.S.: the View from the German Embassies in Washington and Beijing” Joerg Beissert (German embassy, Washington, DC) Klaus Larres (German embassy, Beijing)

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 – 5.30pm “Donald Trump and North Korea: An Assessment Ambassador Christopher Hill (former U.S. negotiator)

Thursday, October 25, 2018 – 5.30pm: “Great Power Competition in Eurasia: the View from Azerbaijan” Vugar Gurbanov (Counselor & Acting Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Azerbaijan, Washington)

Thursday, November 15, 2018 – 5.30pm: Movie Showing & Discussion: “Nowhere to Call Home: A Tibetan in Beijing” Jocelyn Ford (journalist and filmmaker based in Beijing, China)

Monday, November 19 – 5.30pm: Trade War: The U.S. – China Rivalry and what to do about it” Sitao Xu (Chief economist and partner, Deloitte China)

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 – 5.30pm: “precise topic to be announced” Xiao Ren (Fudan University, Shanghai) Louis Goodman (American University, Washington, DC)


September 20, 2018
5:30 pm


Wilson Library Pleasants Family Assembly Room
200 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27515 United States
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The Carolina Asia Center supports diverse Asia-related events. However, CAC co-sponsorship of any talk, seminar, documentary screening, film screening, performance or celebration does not constitute endorsement of or agreement with the views presented therein. As an academic institution, we value diverse perspectives that promote dialogue and understanding.

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