China Past, Present and Future: Family History and National Destiny

China Centre conversation with Sylvie Bermann and Yan Lan:

Sylvie Bermann is French Ambassador in Moscow, who has previously served in London and Beijing. She is the author of China in Deep Waters (2017), a penetrating analysis of China’s current political situation.

Yan Lan is Chairman and CEO of Greater China | 大中华区董事长兼总裁 and Lazard Asia (HK) Ltd | (诺斯德). She is the author of The Yan Family (2018), winner of a major prize in France, a sweeping account of her family’s rise through the turbulent history of twentieth-century China at the highest levels – and what it means today.

The two of them will be in a unique conversation, ranging from how to interpret China’s troubled and haunted recent past to the future of China, the next great superpower.

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