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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

Dr. Bruce Dickson - “The Dictator’s Dilemma: The Chinese Communist Party’s Strategy for Survival”
Date: Wednesday September 28, 2016
Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Location: SIE Complex - 5th Floor
2201 S. Gaylord St., Denver, CO 80208

Bruce Dickson is professor of political science and international affairs and chair of the political science department at the George Washington University. His research and teaching focus on political dynamics in China, especially the adaptability of the Chinese Communist Party and the regime it governs. His current research examines the political consequences of economic reform in China, the Chinese Communist Party’s evolving strategy for survival, and the changing relationship between state and society. His research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the Smith Richardson Foundation, the US Institute of Peace, and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. His latest book is The Dictator’s Dilemma: The Chinese Communist Party’s Strategy for Survival (Oxford, 2016).

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CHINA Town Hall
On Tuesday October 18, 2016, the Center for China—US Cooperation will be participating in the National Committee on U.S. China Relations’
CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections. 
Dr. Henry A. Kissinger will be the national webcast speaker for the event, and an onsite speaker, yet to be determined, will be joining us here at the University of Denver.

Date: Tuesday October 18, 2016
Time: 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Location: SIE Complex - 5th Floor
2201 S. Gaylord St., Denver, CO 80208

Dr. Henry A. Kissinger: In addition to his years as national security
advisor (1969-1975) and secretary of state (1973-1977), Dr. Kissinger has also taught at Harvard University and is currently chairman of Kissinger Associates, Inc., an international consulting firm.  While national security advisor, Dr. Kissinger played a crucial role in arranging President Nixon’s 1972 visit to China, which opened the door to the re-establishment of U.S.-China relations.  

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Dr. David Shambaugh
Date: Friday November 11, 2016
Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location: SIE Complex - 1st Floor Forum
2201 S. Gaylord St., Denver, CO 80208

Professor Shambaugh is an internationally recognized authority and author on contemporary China and the international relations of Asia, with a strong interest in the European Union and transatlantic issues.

Before joining the faculty at George Washington, he held the positions of Reader in Chinese Politics at the University of London's School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS) and Editor of The China Quarterly. He also previously served as an analyst on the staff of the National Security Council East Asia Bureau and the Department of State's Bureau of Intelligence & Research (1976-78). He was also a nonresident Senior Fellow in the Foreign Policy Studies Program at The Brookings Institution (1998-2015), previously directed the Asia Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (1986-87), served on the Board of Directors of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations (2009-2015), and has been elected a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, U.S. Asia-Pacific Council, and other public policy and scholarly organizations. He is a recipient of research grants from the Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Smith Richardson Foundation, German Marshall Fund, British Academy, U.S. National Academy of Sciences, and other philanthropic bodies. He has been appointed a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (2002-03), an Honorary Research Professor at the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences (2008–), a Senior Fulbright Research Scholar at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences Institute of World Economics & Politics in Beijing (2009-10), and Distinguished Visiting Professor at the S. Ranjaratnam School of International Studies in Singapore (2017). Professor Shambaugh has also been a visiting scholar or professor at universities in Australia, China, Hong Kong, Italy, India, Japan, Russia, and Taiwan. He is also a frequent contributor to the international media, serves on a number of editorial boards, and has been a consultant to various governments, research institutions, foundations, and private corporations.

Professor Shambaugh is a prolific author, having published more than 30 books and 300 articles.

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