"China's Century of Humiliation" is hosted by a brilliant panel of experts
providing Asian and Western perspectives.
Professor Wang Gungwu PHD is the Chairman of the East Asian Institute at the National University of Singapore. He is also Emeritus Professor of the Australian National University.
His books since 2000 include, in English: The Chinese Overseas: From Earthbound China to the Quest for Autonomy (2000); Don't Leave Home: Migration and the Chinese (2001); Anglo-Chinese Encounters since 1800
Professor Richard Baum PHD is a specialist on Chinese and comparative politics and foreign relations. He is past director of the UCLA Center for Chinese Studies. He has written and edited nine books, including, Burying Mao: Chinese Politics in the Age of Deng Xiaoping , Prelude to Revolution: Mao, the Party, and the Peasant Question, 1962-66, and most recently, China Watcher: Confessions of a Peking Tom .
Yang Rui, is a Chinese journalist and book author that currently works for CCTV-9, an English channel of China Central Television. He is the producer and anchor of the current-affairs talk show called Dialogue. This show enjoys the highest rating on CCTV-9 and ranks among the top ten of CCTV’s channels. He has won the CNN’s special prize for Tea House, a feature comparing local cultures in Beijing and Shanghai and numerous other awards.
Clayton Dube is an expert on economic and political change in China since 1900 and its wide-reaching effects.
He is the Associate Director
USC U.S.-China Institute.
* Sino-American relations
* Chinese social history
* changes in small towns of China
* 2008 Beijing Olympics
* Associate editor, Modern China (1998 to 2002)
* Advisory board member, Confucius Institute
Kenneth Pomeranz PHD is a professor in the history department at the University of California, Irvine in the US. He received his Ph.D. from Yale University in 1988. Among his most proeminent publications ar:The Great Divergence: China, Europe, and the Making of the Modern World Economy. Princeton University Press, 2000.
» The World that Trade Created: Society, Culture and the World Economy, 1400 to the Present. "Ritual Imitation and Political Identity in North China.
Yang Jianli PHD was born in Shandong Province in northern China and graduated from Beijing Normal University at the age of 20.A rising star in the Chinese Communist Party, Jianli quickly became disenchanted by the corruption and duplicity he witnessed in the communist system. He left China to pursue a career in Mathematics at U.C. Berkeley. He has also earned a PHD in Political Economy from Harvard and now leads the NonProfit "Initiatives for China".
A native of Beijing, Yunxiang Yan was forced to drop out of school at the age of twelve and spent the subsequent twelve years working as a shepherd and farmer in two Chinese villages during the Cultural Revolution period. He returned to school in 1978, earning a B.A. in Chinese Literature and a M.A. in Folklore and Mythology from Peking University, and a Ph.D. in Social Anthropology from Harvard University. He is currently a Professor of Anthropology at University of California.