Wednesday, September 20, 2023: “A naval attaché’s perspective on the Hong Kong protests”

5:30–6:45 PM HST | Register here | Flyer PDF


Join us for a tour through the recollections of a naval attaché to Hong Kong during a dramatic moment in that wonderful city’s history: 2018–2021. The talk will be personal in nature, featuring stories and pictures from CDR Paul Sierleja (Military Professor, US Naval War College), as well as discussion of wider issues of authoritarianism, freedom, and the role of the US.

Speaker: Paul Sierleja

Moderator: Carole Petersen, Professor, Richardson School of Law, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa