"New Dynamics of Relations Across the Taiwan Strait"
An International Workshop co-sponsored by:
Center for China - US Cooperation, University of Denver
Center for Taiwan Studies, School of International and Public Affairs, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
February 26, 2015
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Driscoll Center - Gallery Room (in front of the Ballroom)
Presentations will include:
"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
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
The papers are tentatively scheduled for publication in the July 2015 issue of the Journal of Contemporary China.