History of Sino-American Relations

U.S. Embassy in Berlin

Pariser Platz 2
10117 Berlin

Talk with Professor Meredith Oyen in the U.S. Embassy
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Invitation to a Discussion Event

The U.S. Embassy and the European Academy Berlin cordially invite you to an engaging discussion on the topic of “The History of U.S.-PRC  Relations” featuring esteemed U.S. guest speaker and expert Professor Meredith Oyen from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. This event will take place at the U.S. Embassy Berlin (Pariser Platz 2, 10117) on November 15, 2023, from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM (Doors open at 4:30 PM).

About Professor Meredith Oyen

Meredith Oyen is an Associate Professor with a Ph.D. from Georgetown University, specializing in U.S. History and U.S. Diplomatic History. Her expertise lies in the history of Sino-American relations, with a keen focus on the role of migrants, transnational networks, and non-governmental organizations in shaping bilateral relations during the 20th century. Professor Oyen's noteworthy contributions to the field include her book, "The Diplomacy of Migration: Transnational Lives and the Making of U.S.-Chinese Relations in the Cold War," published by Cornell University Press in 2015. Her research and scholarship have also been featured in prestigious journals such as Diplomatic History, Journal of Cold War Studies, and Modern Asian Studies. Currently, Professor Oyen is engaged in a project centered on Jewish refugees in WWII Shanghai. She has a rich history of academic accomplishments, including serving as the first Faculty Veterans Fellow at UMBC, and her participation in an NEH summer institute on Veterans Studies.

Event Details:
  • Topic: The History of U.S.-PRC  Relations
  • Speaker: Professor Meredith Oyen
  • Moderator: Christian Johann, director EAB
  • Date: November 15, 2023
  • Time: 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM (Doors open at 4:30 PM)
  • Location: U.S. Embassy Berlin, Pariser Platz 2, 10117 Berlin

Join us for an event of exploration, as Professor Oyen leads us through the dynamics that have shaped the relationship between the United States and China over the years. Her insights, drawn from extensive research and academic accomplishments, promise to provide a deeper understanding of this critical aspect of international diplomacy.

Refreshments will be served, and there will be an opportunity for questions and discussion following the talk. We look forward to your presence at this enlightening event.

Please RSVP by November 9, 2023 to secure your place using the form on this website.

For inquiries, please contact Vivien Vetterling (vivien.vetterling@eab-berlin.eu).

We anticipate a stimulating discussion and hope to see you there!

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