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. His core areas of expertise and extensive published work include American diplomacy, U.S.-China relations, and the theory of international relations and Chinese foreign policy. He is among a small number of Chinese scholars who have published articles in English, in publications such as Foreign Affairs and The American Interest. He has taught at Peking University and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and served for more than a decade as director of the academy's Institute of American Studies, which provides analysis of the United States for the State Council of the Chinese government. He also serves on the International Council of the Asia Society in New York City and on the advisory council of the Center for Northeast Asian Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.
Co-sponsored with the East Asian Studies Program and the Council for International Teaching & Research