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100 Years Chinese Communist Party Special “Military Reform under Xi Jinping and Evolving Party-Military Relations” SISP/MSP Seminar (Sep 6, 12:10-13:20)

◆◆◆100 Years of CPC ◆◆◆

Chinese Communist Party has just commemorated its 100th anniversary. GRIPS SISP/MSP has launched a series of lectures to think about its meaning.


The National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) presents SISP/MSP Seminar as follows;



TOPIC: Military Reform under Xi Jinping and Evolving Party-Military Relations

There is a broad consensus that the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has constituted the most fundamental institutional foundation for the survival and enduring dominance of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). This lecture discusses the evolution of China’s Party-military relations, with a particular focus on the ongoing military reform under Xi Jinping and its political and strategic implications.


SPEAKER: Dr. Jaehwan LIM
Professor, School of International Politics, Economics and Communication, Aoyama Gakuin University


Director of Strategic Studies Program; Director of Maritime Safety and Security Policy Program; Director of Security and International Studies Program; Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)


Associate Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)


DATE:       Monday, September 6 at 12:10-13:20

VENUE:      Online by Zoom

LANGUAGE:  English (without interpretation)




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Speaker Profile:

Dr. Jaehwan Lim is a professor in the department of international politics at Aoyama Gakuin University. He completed his PhD in political science at the University of Tokyo and also pursued doctoral studies at New York University. He specializes in contemporary Chinese politics, with a particular interest in elite politics and foreign security policy. His first book, The Emergence and Demise of Military Governance in China: From Cultural Revolution to Deng Xiaoping (Nagoya University Press, 2014), was the double winner of 2015 Mainichi Asia-Pacific Award and 2015 IDE-JETRO Award. Professor Lim’s more recent publications include “The Rise and Decline of Collective Leadership in China: An Institutional Analysis” (Journal of Contemporary China, Forthcoming) and “Chinese Civil-Military Relations Revisited” (Armed Forces & Society, 2019). He also published a co-edited book titled Contemporary Chinese Political Institutions: The Politics of Temporality and the Communist Party’s Rule (Keio University Press, 2018). He completed his B.A at Seoul National University and served as a visiting scholar at Harvard, Yale, Peking University.


Date / Time Monday, September 6 12:10-13:20
SpeakerDr. Jaehwan LIM
TitleMilitary Reform under Xi Jinping and Evolving Party-Military Relations
Venue Zoom
Fee Free
Language English

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