Lecture - The Rise of China in the 21st Century: Friend or Foe?
A talk by Eric Eckholm at Occidental College
Monday, March 27, 2006
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Morrison Lounge, Johnson Student Center
Erik Eckholm has held a variety of reporting and editing positions at the New York Times, including, most recently, five years as the Beijing bureau chief. While in Beijing, Eckholm covered a broad range of subjects including political reform, SARS, the economy, the migrant workforce, human rights, and China's relationship with Taiwan.
Mr. Eckholm has worked at the New York Times for eighteen years in a variety of positions including the science and health editor, editor of the "Week in Review," and deputy foreign editor. He has reported on health care, the environment, public health, domestic policy, foreign affairs, the war in Iraq, and most recently, poverty in America. He previously worked on the policy planning staff of the State Deparment and was a researcher and consultant on global environmental and development issues. He is the auther of three books on the environment and world poverty.
Erik Eckholm graduated from Occidental College in Los Angeles in 1971 and earned his MA in international studies from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.
Registration online is requested: www.oxy.edu/DAV.xml
This event is free. A Q&A session will follow.