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October 2022

Keohane Distinguished Lecture: Let’s Not Celebrate Asian Americans, Let’s Fight for Them

October 27 at 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Carolina Inn, 211 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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National recognition and respect of Asian Americans is surging, whether in politics, media, the corporate sphere or elsewhere. And yet, racial violence against Asian Americans is rising as well. How can we make sense of this seeming contradiction? Rather than seeing these as opposing trends, it makes more sense to understand how they are connected. To combat anti-Asian violence, we need to get at the root of what’s behind it. Celebrating Asian Americans will not adequately meet that goal. Join Pawan…

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November 2022

Nixon and Kissinger’s Opening to China: A Good or Bad Idea with Hindsight

November 15 at 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

The Krasno Lecture Series will host a Diplomatic Discussion with Winston Lord in conversation with Klaus Larres, Richard M. Krasno Distinguished Professor in the history department. Lord previously served as U.S. Ambassador to China (1985-89), assistant secretary of state (1994-97) and special assistant to former National Security Adviser Henry Kissinger (1970-1973). The Diplomatic Discussions series through UNC-Chapel Hill's Diplomacy Initiative brings top foreign affairs practitioners from the U.S. and around the world to Carolina to give public talks and classroom discussions…

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