10-Minute Talks: China’s 14th Five Year Plan – the bold and the beautiful

by Professor Vivienne Shue FBA

17 Mar 2021

The world’s leading professors explain the latest thinking in the humanities and social sciences in just 10 minutes.

Every five years since 1953, the Chinese Communist Party has produced a strategic blueprint setting out the broad framework and specific targets meant to guide policy and performance nationwide, across government, economy, and society. In this talk, Vivienne Shue discusses the preparation, substance and political timing of China's new 14th Five Year Plan and considers whether its bold objectives are attainable.

Speaker: Professor Vivienne Shue FBA, Professor Emeritus of Contemporary China Studies, Fellow of St. Antony's College, and an Associate of the University of Oxford China Centre

10-Minute Talks are a series of pre-recorded talks from Fellows of the British Academy screened each Wednesday on YouTube and also available on Apple Podcasts.

If you have any questions about this talk, please email events@thebritishacademy.ac.uk.

Image: Photo of Chinese President Xi Jinping by Lintao Zhang via Getty Images.

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