Womack in China
Brantly Womack is currently enjoying a one-month position as visiting scholar at China Foreign Affairs University (CFAU), the university associated with China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He presented a lecture, “Comparing the 2008 Global Financial Crisis and the 2017 Global Political Crisis,” at CFAU and at Beijing University, China University of Politics and Law, Nankai University in Tianjin, and Jilin University in Changchun. He presented a paper, China, ASEAN, and the Re-Centering of Asia,” at CFAU and at Guizhou University. At the Central Compilation and Translation Bureau he talked about “Xi Jinping and Continuing Political Reform in China” and participated in a seminar on the English translation of Chinese political terms. He held a graduate seminar at CFAU on asymmetry theory, and has met with leading Chinese scholars in international relations at Tsinghua University and Renmin University (Jin Canrong, Shi Yinhong, Yan Xuetong, Yu Keping, Sun Xuefeng).