[HOOVER INSTITUTION]: Xi Jinping Makes History: Perspectives On The CCP’s 6th Plenum

The Hoover Institution hosted Xi Jinping Makes History: Perspectives on the CCP’s 6th Plenum on Thursday, December 2 from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. PST. Leading experts unpack the significance of the 6th Plenum (2021) of the Chinese Communist Party’s 19th Congress and what lies ahead for Xi Jinping and China.


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Timothy Cheek is a professor at the Institute of Asian Research, University of British Columbia. His research, teaching and translating focus on the recent history of China, especially the role of Chinese intellectuals in the twentieth century and the history of the Chinese Communist Party. His most recent book is The Chinese Communist Party: A Century in Ten Lives (2021) with Klaus Mühlhahn and Hans van de Ven.

Joseph Fewsmith is Professor of International Relations and Political Science at Boston University’s Pardee School of Global Studies. He is the author of eight books, including, Rethinking Chinese Politics. His articles have appeared in such leading journals as The China Quarterly and The Journal of Contemporary China. He is an associate of the John King Fairbank Center for East Asian Studies at Harvard University.

Alice Lyman Miller is a historian and research fellow at the Hoover Institution. From 2001 to 2018, she was editor and contributor to the China Leadership Monitor.


Glenn Tiffert is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and a historian of modern China. He co-leads the Hoover project on China’s Global Sharp Power and works closely with government and civil society partners to document and build resilience against authoritarian interference with democratic institutions.