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Archive – December 2006

Alastair Iain Johnston, Co-Director of the Princeton-Harvard China and the World Programme and Laine Professor of China in World Affairs at Harvard University, presented his work on “Social Influence and Cooperation: The Case of China and the Comprehensive Test Ban” at Princeton on the afternoon of December 14. Citing China’s increasing participation in multilateral institutions, Professor Johnston argued that Beijing has become more willing to seek cooperation under such fr
PHCWP co-sponsored a video symposium on “Movement of Global Talents: Impact of Knowledge Workers from India and China on the Region” on 7-8 December 2006 at Princeton. The co-sponsors of this event are the Policy Research Institute for the Region at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School, the World Bank, and its affiliated Global Development Learning Network.  
Susan Brownell was a nationally-ranked track and field athlete in the U.S. before she went to China for a year of language study, joined the track team at Beijing University, and won the heptathlon in the 1986 Chinese National College Games. This experience was the basis for her seminal work on China’s sports, Training the Body for China: Sports in the Moral Order of the People's Republic. Currently as Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology at the Univer
On 7 December 2006, David Zweig, Chair Professor of the Division of Social Science and Director of the Center on China's Transnational Relations, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, presented his research on "China's Resource Diplomacy: The Roots of China-US Competition in the 21st Century." Assuming that China's foreign policy is domestically driven, he argued that China's "resource-based foreign policy" is key to economic growth and CCP politi