Xi Jinping - The New Chinese Emperor?

Ref: C2345633

Xi's present dominant position in the PRC will be analysed in the light of China's historical background.

Course aim

Is Xi Jinping the new emperor of China? Is the PRC under him an expansionist, imperial power intent on world domination. The talk will be based around those questions.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • appreciate how Xi Jinping rose to prominence in the PRC
  • understand key aspects of Xi's personality and character
  • grasp the nature of Communist Party authority as exercised in the PRC
  • appreciate Xi's social and economic aims
  • estimate his influence in in international affairs as China under him appears set on becoming the world's dominant economic and financial power

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

all relevant materials will be provided

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Xi Jinping - The New Chinese Emperor?


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