Do Rising Powers Know They Are Rising?: Domestic Beliefs and Rising Powers - Manjari Chatterjee Miller, Boston University

Manjari Chatterjee Miller works on foreign policy and security issues in international relations with a focus on South and East Asia. She specializes in the foreign policy of rising powers India and China. Her book, Wronged by Empire: Post-Imperial Ideology and Foreign Policy in India and China, argues that the bitter history of colonialism affects the foreign policy behavior of India and China even today. She is interested in ideational influences on foreign policy and conceptions of state security.

Continuities in Chinese Foreign Policy Thinking since the late Qing, Alison Kaufman, CWP Postdoctoral Fellow

Alison Kaufman is on leave from the Center for Naval Analyses (CNA) in Alexandria, Virginia, where she is a research analyst in the China Studies Division. At CNA she has worked on issues related to China’s and Taiwan’s military culture, Chinese foreign and security policy, and cross-Strait relations. Her personal research focuses on the historical origins of and current trends in Chinese strategic and foreign policy debates. During the fellowship year she will work on a project entitled “The Sources and Evolution of Chinese Foreign Policy Thinking, 1895-2010,â€?

The Challenge of Building an Innovative Country: Explaining China's Partial Compliance with Intellectual Property Rights-Zhenqing Zhang, CWP Fellow

Why does intellectual property theft remain so rampant in China despite the country's consistent enforcement efforts since China's WTO entry? The lecturer will discuss several theories, including arguing that the lack of respect for intellectual creation among Chinese societal actors, namely the business community and mass consumers, hinders the IP protection efforts.

"China and the Pariah States: The View from the UN Security Council, " Joel Wuthnow, CWP Postdoctoral Fellow

As the permanent member of the Security Council with the deepest interests in "pariah states" such as North Korea and Iran, China can either be a major obstacle, or a useful ally, in efforts to target these states through the UN. This lecture will examine the conditions under which Beijing either supports or prevents action against pariah states, stating the implications for U.S. policy and for our understanding of contemporary Chinese diplomacy.

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? Patterns and Implications of China as a Direct Investor in the United States--Daniel Rosen, China Practice Director, RHG

Daniel Rosen is an economic advisor specializing in China’s development, and writes and speaks extensively on US-China relations and other emerging Asia topics. He is Founder and China Practice leader of the Rhodium Group, a specialized firm advising the public and private sectors. Mr. Rosen is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Columbia University, where he teaches a graduate seminar on the Chinese economy at the School of International and Public Affairs. He is a Visiting Fellow with the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington, DC.

A Rising China versus a Status Quo America: Converging Interests and Diverging Views - Wang Jisi, Dean, School of Int'l Studies, Peking University

Dean of Peking University's School of International Studies, Jisi Wang, is known for his study of China's relations with the United States and international relations overall. He serves on top advisory boards for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China and the Chinese Communist Party. He has taught at the Central Party School, the mid-career training ground for China's rising government leaders, and has been a mentor to many government officials in China as well as the next generation of Chinese foreign policy scholars. 

"Cybersecurity and US-China Relations," James Mulvenon, Defense Group Inc. Vice President and Director, Center for Intelligence Research and Analysis

James Mulvenon is Vice-President of DGI’s Intelligence Division, as well as co-founder and Director of its Center for Intelligence Research and Analysis, where he has recruited and trained a team of nearly twenty-five Chinese, Arabic, Farsi, Dari, Pashto, Urdu, Russian, and Korean linguist-analysts performing cutting-edge contract research and analysis for the US intelligence community. A Chinese linguist and a specialist on the Chinese military, his current research focuses on Chinese cyber issues, and the military and civilian implications of the information revolution in China.


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