2008 Diplomat’s Forum with Chinese Ambassador Liu Zhenmin
Green Hall, Room 104
- Friday, Nov. 14, 2008, 4:50 p.m.
- Kansas University, Kansas University, Lawrence
- Cost: Free
- Age limit: All ages
Ambassador Liu Zhenmin, the deputy permanent representative to the United Nations from the People's Republic of China, will visit Lawrence this month to present the law school's annual Diplomat's Forum lecture.Liu will speak about "China's Perspectives on Challenges Facing the United Nations and the New American President" at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Stinson Morrison Hecker Lecture Hall in 104 Green Hall. The event is free and open to the public. A question-and-answer session will follow the lecture.A native of Shanxi Province, Liu graduated from Peking University's department of English language and literature in 1978 and from its law school in 1981. He joined the Foreign Service in January 1982. Liu has worked at various levels in the department of treaty and law at China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and has served as deputy permanent representative of China to the United Nations since 2006.The Diplomat's Forum is the law school's most prestigious annual international and comparative law event. Its aim is to provide a platform for an open sharing of thoughts on international law and relations and the United States through the unique perspective of an insightful professional with notable diplomatic experience in the service of a foreign government.