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Upcoming Conferences

 "Has China Found a Unique Path of Modernization: The China Model Revisited"

 

April 30, 2015Opening Reception and Dinner

6:00 p.m. - Reception
6:30 p.m. - DinnerConsul General Zhao

Our dinner speaker will be Ambassador Zhao Weiping, Chinese Consul General, Chicago who will speak on "the China Model and China - US Relations."  Ambassador Zhao has served as the Chinese Ambassador to the Independent State of Samoa from 2010 – 2012.

    

     China Model May 1, 2015 Conference

   9:20 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Renaissance Room, Mary Reed Building
   2199 S. University Boulevard, Denver, CO 80208
   (Parking is available next to Cherrington Hall – campus  
    parking map is available here)

 

Presentations include :

Chris Hughes

  "Militarism and the Chinese Model:  A Policy Network"
   Christopher R. Hughes, Head of the International Relations Department
   London School of Economics

 

Barry Naughton "The Co-Evolution of Economic and Political Institutions in Reform 
   China"
   Barry Naughton, Professor, University of California, San Diego

 

  Jacques deLisle "Illiberal and Instrumental Legalism 2.0: Law's Role in the 'China
   Model' in the XiJacques deLisle Jinping Era"
   Jacques deLisle, Stephen A. Cozen Professor of Law, the University of
   Pennsylvania

 Dali Yang "The Struggle for Law and Order in the China Model"
   Dali Yang, Professor, Department of Political Science, University of  
   Chicago

 

Discussants:

Edward Friedman

   Edward Friedman, University of Wisconsin

 

Scott Kennedy


  Scott Kennedy, Center for Strategic and International Studies

 

Margaret Pearson

 
  Margaret M. Pearson, University of Maryland

 

 

                   Joseph Fewsmith, Boston University

 Complete Agenda

Registration fees:

Conference only - $20.00 (DU rate - $10.00*) per person
Conference with lunch - $30.00 (DU rate - $20.00*) per person
Conference with lunch, reception and dinner  - $80.00 (DU rate - $55.00*) per person
Reception and Dinner only  - $50.00 (DU- $35.00*) per person

*Students, faculty and staff who register for the DU rate must present their ID at check-in.

TO REGISTER CLICK HERE

If you prefer not to use online registration, please complete the attached form and mail it according to the instructions on the form.

Deadline for registration is:  April 27, 2015

 

PAST ConferenceS

February 26, 2015 - "New Dynamics of Relations Across the Taiwan Strait" An International Workshop co-sponsored by: the Center for China - US Cooperation, University of Denver  Center for Taiwan Studies, School of International and Public Affairs, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Presentations included:

"Explaining the National Identity Shift in Taiwan" by Zhang Yang and Zuo Yana, School of International and Public Affairs, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

"Beijing's New Strategies toward a Changing Taiwan" Lin Gang, School of International and Public Affairs, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

"The Transition of the External Environment in Cross-Strait Relations" Jacques deLisle, University of Pennsylvania Law School

"Political Economy of Cross-Strait Relations: Is Political Patronage on Taiwanese Direct Investment in the Mainland Sustainable?" Yi-wen Yu, School of International and Public Affairs, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Discussants:

Scott Kastner, University of Maryland Daniel Lynch, University of Southern California Alan Romberg, Stimson Center Vincent Wang, Richmond University

May 2014 -  "Rethinking the Chinese World Order: Historical Perspectives on the Rise of China," brought together top scholars to present their research and engage in conversations. Topics and speakers included:

The China Dream Goes Global: Socialist Modernization in the World of Great Harmony - William A. Callahan, London School of Economics

The Tenacious Tributary System
Peter Perdue, Yale University

The Party and the Sage: Communist China's Use of Quasi-Confucian Rationalizations for One-Party Dictatorship
Christopher Ford, Republican Chief Counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations

China's "Century of Humiliation" and Resulting Search for "Wealth and Power"
Stephen Thomas, University of Colorado, Denver

Presenter Bios and Paper Abstracts

The papers are tentatively scheduled for publication in the July 2015 issue of the Journal of Contemporary China.