November 13, 2014
Roots, Resurgence, and the Accelerating Growth of Power –
China – “You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet:”
Dr. Brown, a historian whose interests include Revolution, modern Russia and the East, was key to Samford University’s exchange relationship with Anhui Normal University in China from 1988 to the mid-1990s, including getting stranded there with a class after June 4, 1989’s nation-wide disturbances associated with the Tiananmen Square massacres. This past June he returned to China for two weeks – including the 25th anniversary of that same June 4 – in the company of a former student who is now a China expert and an endowed chair of global business specializing in Chinese commercial law. Come and hear his fascinating comparison of China in the 1980s and now.