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2012-2013

2012-13 CWP Conference

Cambridge, Mass


Every year, the Princeton-Harvard China and the World Program sponsors a workshop at Harvard University to discuss current fellows' research projects. 

Global Trends and the China-U.S.-Japan Trilateral Relationship

Wang Jisi, Tung Global Scholar and Dean of Peking University's School of International Studies


Dean of Peking University's School of International Studies, Wang Jisi, 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. 

China-Japan Relations Briefing

DCM Kurt Tong, US Embassy, Tokyo


Deputy Chief of Mission Kurt Tong of the United States Embassy, Tokyo, Japan gave a student/faculty briefing on China-Japan relations on March 1, 3-5 pm, Robertson Hall Bowl 1. Open to students and faculty only.

China Goes Global: The Partial Power

Professor David Shambaugh, George Washington University


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. Shambaugh offers an enlightening look into the manifestations of China's global presence: its extensive commercial footprint, its growing military power, its increasing cultural influence or "soft power," its diplomatic activity, and its new prominence in global governance institutions.

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China and Climate Change Policy: A Panel Discussion


Panelists include:

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

Moderated by Thomas Christensen, William P. Boswell Professor of World Politics of Peace and War and Professor of Public and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School

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To Rise or Not to Rise? China, India, and the Search for Technology and Power

Professor Andy Kennedy, Australian National University


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. This talk compares China and India's technological ascents, with particular interest in information and communication technologies, and considers the implications for the evolving balance of power.  More here