China and India are often described as rising powers in the 21st century, yet debate surrounds whether and how fast they are rising vis-a-vis the US, and nowhere is this debate more important or more complex than in the domain of high technology.
Dr Kaufman will give a talk entitled, "Continuities in Chinese Foreign Policy Thinking since the late Qing."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After a year-long sabbatical where he spent a significant amount of time in Asia and abroad, Professor Christensen returns with newfound insight and analysis on China's foreign relations since the financial crisis.
Robert Keohane, Professor of Public and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School
Tong Zhu, Visiting Research Scholar, Woodrow Wilson School. Global Scholar
Denise Mauzerall, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Public and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School
In China Goes Global, eminent China scholar David Shambaugh gives a sweeping account of China's growing prominence on the international stage. Thirty years ago, China's role in global affairs beyond its immediate East Asian periphery was decidedly minor and it had little geostrategic power. As Shambaugh charts, though, China's expanding economic power has allowed it to extend its reach virtually everywhere--from mineral mines in Africa, to currency markets in the West, to oilfields in the Middle East, to agribusiness in Latin America, to the factories of East Asia.