In this talk, June Teufel Dreyer will provide a historical overview of one of the world’s great civilizational rivalries and illuminate key issues affecting the geopolitics of the region today: economic rivalry, disparate memories of World War II, resurgent nationalism, military modernization, Taiwan, and globalization. Dreyer is a Senior Fellow in FPRI’s Asia Program and Professor of Political Science at the University of Miami, Coral Gables. Formerly a senior Far East Specialist at the Library of Congress, she has also served as Asia policy advisor to the Chief of Naval Operations and as a commissioner of the United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission established by the U.S. Congress.
June Teufel Dreyer is the author of Middle Kingdom and Empire of the Rising Sun. Books will be for sale at the event or are available for purchase here.