Ethnicity and Public Goods Provision in Authoritarian China
Enze Han, Senior Lecturer, SOAS, University of London
Dec. 3 - 5:00pm
190 Wallace Hall
Includes dinner, PLEASE RSVP: http://goo.gl/forms/0n4HLTWiV6
(By Wednesday morning, Dec 2)
Many analysts have focused on the potential political calculations behind the meeting between Xi Jinping and Ma Ying-jeou. Time to look at the bigger picture.
By Dingding Chen for The Diplomat - November 09, 2015
In Emotional Diplomacy, Todd H. Hall explores the politics of officially expressed emotion on the international stage, looking at the ways in which state actors strategically deploy emotional behavior to shape the perceptions of others. Examining diverse instances of emotional behavior, Hall reveals that official emotional displays are not simply cheap talk but rather play an important role in the strategies and interactions of state actors.
Former Postdoctoral Fellow, Dingding Chen, writes in the Diplomat how a Hillary Clinton presidency would affect US-China relations. He notes the rather negative views of Hillary Clinton in China and analyses why. Full article here.
Former CWP Postdoctoral Fellow Yinan He explores how identity narratives have shaped Taiwan’s foreign policy toward China and Japan in her article, "Identity Politics and Foreign Policy: Taiwan’s Relations with China and Japan, 1895-2012." The author argues that the political discourse of the two “others” deﬁning Taiwan’s national identity has been frequently employed by political elites battling over whom the Taiwanese are and where their future lies.