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Conferences & Events

Jackson/Ho China Forum

The Jackson/Ho China Forum, funded by the William Sharpless Jackson, Jr. Endowment, brings prominent scholars, government officials, business leaders, and other professionals to the University of Denver to address issues related to China and China-U.S. relations. The forum is open to both the University community and the general public.

Upcoming Events

Mike Pillsbury

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Michael Pillsbury, Pentagon Consultant and the Director of the Center on Chinese Strategy at the Hudson Institute, Washington DC

"China's Grand Strategy: the Known and Unknown"

12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m.
Ben Cherrington Hall, Sie 150

Dr. Pillsbury was the Assistant Under-Secretary of Defense for Policy Planning during the Reagan administration and Special Assistant for Asian Affairs in the Office of the Secretary of Defense under President George H. W. Bush. He served on the staff of four U.S. Senate Committees from 1978–1984 and 1986-1991 and drafted the Senate Labor Committee version of the legislation that enacted the U.S. Institute of Peace.  Additionally, he assisted in drafting the legislation that created the National Endowment for Democracy and the annual requirement for a DOD report on Chinese military power.

He is the author of numerous articles and books, including his most recent book "The Hundred-Year Marathon: China's Secret Strategy to Replace America as the Global Superpower." Copies will be available to purchase at the lecture.


To Register for the Michael Pillsbury lecture:


Thursday, February 19, 2015

John Aldrich,  Pfizer-Pratt University Professor of Political Science, Duke University,  President of American Political Science Association (2013-2014)

"How Politics – and Politicians – Shape Views of China:  Using Survey- Embedded Experiments to Assess Public Opinion about  the People Republic of China"

12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m.
Ben Cherrington Hall, Sie 150

Aldrich is the past President of the Southern Political Science Association, the Midwest Political Science Association, and the American Political Science Association.  He has been a Guggenheim Fellow and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.  He has served as co-editor of the American Journal of Political Science and is co-director of the Program for Research on China at Duke. He specializes in American and comparative politics and behavior, formal theory, and methodology.  Books he has authored or co-authored include Why Parties, Before the Convention, and a series of books on elections, the most recent of which is Change and Continuity in the 2012 Elections.

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