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Is it Possible to Get Along With China?

  • 19 May 2015
  • 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Brown Palace Hotel, 321 17th St., Denver, CO 80202

Orville Schell

Director, Center on U.S.-China Relations, Asia Society- NY

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Event Details


11:45 am - 1:30 pm: Luncheon Program & Q+A


Luncheon Program Cost:

$31 WorldDenver Members*

*Members, use code wdmember to register under the City Club member-rate.  

$36 Non-Members



*Valet parking under the Holiday Inn Express is available at a special rate when you mention you are attending a City Club of Denver event. 2-hour metered parking is available around the hotel. 


On the Menu:
Soup du Jour en Croute
Rocky Mountain Trout with Lemon Beurre Blanc
Baby Romaine & Frisee, Asparagus, Wild MushroomsRaspberries & Brie Cheese, Sherry Vinaigrette


(For this event, registration will be on the City Club of Denver's website)

*Members, use code wdmember to register under the City Club member-rate.  

About Orville Schell

Orville Schell is the Arthur Ross Director of the Center on U.S.-China Relations at Asia Society in New York. He is a former professor and Dean at the University of California, Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism. Schell was born in New York City, graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard University in Far Eastern History, was an exchange student at National Taiwan University in the 1960s, and earned a Ph.D. (Abd) at University of California, Berkeley in Chinese History. He worked for the Ford Foundation in Indonesia, covered the war in Indochina as a journalist, and has traveled widely in China since the mid-70s.

Schell is the author of fifteen books, ten of them about China, and a contributor to numerous edited volumes. His most recent books are: Wealth and Power, China’s long March to the 21st Century; Virtual Tibet; The China Reader: The Reform Years; and Mandate of Heaven: The Legacy of Tiananmen Square and the Next Generation of China’s Leaders. He has written widely for many magazine and newspapers, including The Atlantic Monthly, The New Yorker, Time, The New Republic, Harpers, The Nation, The New York Review of Books, Wired, Foreign Affairs, the China Quarterly, and the New York Times, the Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times.

He is a Fellow at the Weatherhead East Asian Institute at Columbia 
University, a Senior Fellow at the Annenberg School of Communications at USC and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Schell is also the recipient of many prizes and fellowships, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Overseas Press Club Award, and the Harvard-Stanford Shorenstein Prize in Asian Journalism.

His upcoming book Wealth and Power from Random House, will be available at the luncheon. 

A synopsis can be found here.

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