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Expert on Chinese Environmental Issues to Speak at Moravian

Relating Chinese pollution to US concerns

BETHLEHEM, Pa. October 29, 2004 -- Dr. Jennifer Turner, project manager of the China Environmental Forum at the Woodrow Wilson Center, Smithsonian, Washington D.C., will discuss the impact of Chinese environmental issues and politics on the United States on Thursday, November 4, at 7:00 p.m. in room 116 of the Priscilla Payne Hurd Academic Complex at Moravian College. The talk is open to the public and admission is free.

Turner has published a number of articles on Chinese environmental policies. She has been the facilitator of meetings between East Asian policy makers and nongovernmental groups about environmental issues, and as the coordinator of the China Environmental Form, she has worked with and circulated information on China’s environment.

Prior to her environmental policy work, Turner edited the China Environment Series, a publication that prints articles and meeting summaries relating to Chinese environmental and energy policies, and suggestions for cooperation between governmental and nongovernmental groups on these issues. She also taught political science at the college level and English in Taiwan and in the People’s Republic of China.

Turner’s honors include awards for outstanding instruction as well as a number of grants, fellowships, and scholarships for foreign research and study.

The Priscilla Payne Hurd Academic Complex (PPHAC) is located on Moravian College’s Main Campus, 1200 Main Street, Bethlehem. This event sponsored by the Cohen Arts and Lectures Series. For more information, please call Moravian’s HUB desk at (610) 861-1491.