Asia Pacific Leadership Program Fellows Alisha Bhagat and Gretchen Alther report from the field:
Last autumn, a group of 14 Asia Pacific Leadership Progam fellows from the East-WestCenter traveled to China for a fall field study program. China provided the perfect environment to engage in dynamic processes of change and apply classroom learning to the real world. The fellows explored the rapid economic development of China, political change, and the prominence of China in the Asia-Pacific.
During the field study, a team of three students travelled to Shaxi, a historic town in rural Yunnan Province that had recently been restored as a tourism site. Shaxi is an ideal place to see the drivers of change in China occurring in a small space. Continue Reading »