MacMillan International Relations Seminar Featuring Joseph Torigian

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 12:00 PM - 1:20 PM

Location: Rosenkranz Hall

Cost: Free
115 Prospect Street
New Haven CT 06511


MacMillan International Relations will continue its Fall 2022 series on Wednesday September 28th at 12:00pm with a presentation by Joseph Torigian, Assistant Professor at the School of International Service at American University in Washington.

He will present “Prestige, Manipulation, And Coercion: Elite Power Struggles in the Soviet Union and China after Stalin and Mao”

Torigian was Previously a Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, Postdoctoral Fellow at Princeton-Harvard’s China and the World Program, a Postdoctoral (and Predoctoral) Fellow at Stanford’s Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC), a Predoctoral Fellow at George Washington University’s Institute for Security and Conflict Studies, an IREX scholar affiliated with the Higher School of Economics in Moscow, and a Fulbright Scholar at Fudan University in Shanghai. His new book, “Prestige, Manipulation, and Coercion: Elite Power Struggles in the Soviet Union and China after Stalin and Mao” was recently released with Yale University Press and he has a forthcoming biography on Xi Jinping’s father with Stanford University Press.

The talk will be held at Rosenkranz Hall (125 Prospect St.), room 005. Attendance is limited to the Yale campus community.

This session of the MacMillan International Relations Seminar is co-sponsored with International Security Studies

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Faculty, Graduate and Professional, Staff, Students, Undergraduate, Yale Postdoctoral Trainees


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