2013 marks the first full year in power of China's "Fifth Generation" of Communist Party rule. But today's Party and today's China would be unrecognizable to Mao Zedong or Deng Xiaoping. What's been happening in China? This past year has been economically turbulent, scandal driven, and politically surprising. With Jim Kenney we'll take stock of recent developments and analyze a few possible future scenarios as we try to refine our understanding of a 21st-century superpower. Registration is $40 member; $48 non-member.