New Developments in China and Sino–US Relations

Consul General Hong Lei

Monday, 11 Sep 2017 at 5:00 pm – Great Hall, Memorial Union

Hong Lei is the Consul General of the People's Republic of China in Chicago. The Consulate General covers nine states
in the Midwest including Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Indiana and Iowa.
He previously served in the Department of Information of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Embassy in the
Netherlands, and as First Secretary at the Consulate General in San Francisco.Part of the World Affairs Series

Cosponsored By:
  • International Students and Scholars Office
  • International Studies Program
  • Political Science
  • World Affairs
  • World Languages & Cultures
  • Committee on Lectures (funded by Student Government)

Stay for the entire event, including the brief question-and-answer session that follows the formal presentation. Most events run 75 minutes.

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Lecture Etiquette

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