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

Zhenqing Zhang 张振庆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

Joel WuthnowAs 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.

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 RosenDaniel 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.

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

Jisi WangDean 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.

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

James MulvenonJames 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.

China's Foreign Relations Since the Financial Crisis - Thomas Christensen, William P. Boswell Professor of World Politics of Peace and War

Thomas ChristensenAfter 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.

China Goes Global: The Partial Power

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.


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