Why China Still Can't Have It All: Status Signaling, Multiple Audiences, and the Contradictions of Grand Strategy - Xiaoyu Pu, CWP Fellow

Pu Xiaoyu pictureA normal “prestige-maximizer” in the 1990s, today’s China is sending seemingly contradictory status signals: it is sometimes signaling its high status as an emerging great power, and other times it is highlighting its low profile as a poor developing country. This lecture will offer a two-level theory of status signaling that could help explain the contradictions of China’s grand strategy.

"Conversation on China" at Reunions, Sponsored by the 55th Reunion Class of 1956

J. Stapleton RoyA conversation between J. Stapleton Roy ’56, former Ambassador to Singapore, China, & Indonesia, Career Diplomat, Woodrow Wilson Medalist, Director, Kissinger Institute on China & the United States, and Anne-Marie Slaughter ’80, former Dean of the Woodrow Wilson School, Director of Foreign Policy Planning for the U.S.

America 2013: Challenges and Opportunities, former US Ambassador to China, Jon Huntsman

Jon HuntsmanThe Woodrow Wilson School will welcome former governor of Utah and former U.S. Ambassador to China, Jon Huntsman, for a public talk on Friday, April 19, 2013, at 4:30 p.m., Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall. Huntsman will discuss "America 2013: Challenges and Opportunities," at a lecture cosponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School, the Benjamin H.

Understanding Chinese Foreign Policy "Assertiveness"

Bonnie GlaserBonnie Glaser is a senior fellow with the CSIS Freeman Chair in China Studies, where she works on issues related to Chinese foreign and security policy. She is also a senior associate with CSIS Pacific Forum and a consultant for the U.S. government on East Asia. Ms. Glaser has written extensively on Chinese threat perceptions and views of the strategic environment, China’s foreign policy, Sino-U.S.


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