Dec 04

Robert P. Jones, Forums on American Society and Culture, Sichuan University (Chengdu, China)

December 4–5, 2012

In early December, Dr. Robert P. Jones will travel to China to speak as part of a State Department forum aimed at helping to revive the study of American religion in China. Dr. Jones will be accompanied by American University Professor James Thurber as part of a delegation from the US-China Education Trust, which focuses on partnering with higher education institutions in China to help them understand the US on a deeper level. Dr. Jones will elaborate on still on how society and culture (including religion) play a role in the 2012 US elections and political processes in the US more generally.

Dr. Jones will facilitate a graduate class and then deliver an open lecture at Sichuan University and Sichuan Normal University in China.