Center for China-United States Relations
The JACKSON/HO CHINA FORUM is funded by the William Sharpless Jackson, Jr. Endowment.
Thursday, November 1, 2007 - Jackson/Ho China-East Asia Forum - A guest panel of Tibetan and Chinese Scholars from the China Tibetology Research Center in Beijing. They were Professor Du Yongbin who spoke on Tibetan Studies in Contemporary China; Professor Dawacairen presented Living Buddha of the Contemporary Tibet; Professor Zhou Wei on Tibetan Language and Ethnic-Cultural Heritage: In comparison with some European Languages and Professor Dejidroma on Women in Tibetan Buddhism. The China Tibetology Research Center is China 's top national level academic organization for Tibetan studies focusing on Tibetan history, current situations and future development.
Friday, October 12, 2007 - Jackson/Ho China-East Asia Forum - David Brown presented "How Stable is Deterrence in the Taiwan Strait?". Dr. Brown is an adjunct professor in Chinese and Asian studies at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of Johns Hopkins University.
Thursday, October 4, 2007 - Jackson/Ho China-East Asia Forum - Hong Kong Commissioner Margaret Fong presented "Hong Kong: A Global Citizen". As Commissioner, she directs the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government's effort in promoting U.S.-Hong Kong economic and trade relationship, and constituency-building activities in the U.S.
Friday, September 21, 2007 - Jackson/Ho China-East Asia Forum - Dr. Tianjian Shi presented "Do Asians want Democracy? Findings from the Asian Barometer Survey". Dr. Shi is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Duke University and specializes in comparative politics.
Friday, May 18 th, 2007 - Jackson/Ho China-East Asia Forum - Joseph Fewsmith presented "Staying in Power: What the CCP Needs to Do". Prof. Fewsmith is Director of the East Asian Studies Program and Professor of International Relations and Political Science at Boston University.
Thursday, April 26th, 2007 - Jackson/Ho China-East Asia Forum - Zongkai Shi presented "Shangri-La: A Chinese View of Tibet". Mr. Shi is Vice Governor of Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture.
Friday, April 6th, 2007 - Jackson/Ho China-East Asia Forum - Panelists John Merrill, Chu Shulong and Scott Rembrandt presented "Papa's got a Brand New Nuclear Bag: China, the US and Denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula". John Merrill is the Division Chief of Northeast Asia in the Office of Analysis for East Asia and the Pacific at the Department of State. Chu Shulong is a visiting fellow at the Center for North East-Asian Policy Studies of the Brookings Institute. And Scott Rembrandt is the Director of Research & Academic Affairs at the Korean Economic Institute.
Monday, March 5th, 2007 - Jackson/Ho China-East Asia Forum - Dr. Gary Schmitt presented "A neo-con Looks at China". He is a Resident Scholar and Director of the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research's (AEI) Program on Advanced Strategic Studies.
Thursday, February 22nd, 2007 - Jackson/Ho China-East Asia Forum - Dr. David Lampton presented "Thinking about Chinese Power and What It Means for the World". He is Director of Chinese Studies at The Nixon Center and is George and Sadie Hyman Professor of China Studies at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).
Wednesday, February 21st, 2007 - Jackson/Ho China-East Asia Forum - Qingguo Jia presented "Pluralism at the center: Chinese views of international order and justice". He is a Professor and Associate Dean at Peking University in the School of International Studies.
Thursday, February 15th, 2007 - Jackson/Ho China-East Asia Forum - Timothy Cheek presented "The Ghost of Mao: The Continuing Influence of Mao Zedong in Contemporary China". He is from the Centre for Chinese Research as well as the Institute of Asian Research at the University of British Columbia.
Thursday, January 25th, 2007 - Jackson/Ho China-East Asia Forum - Amb. James R. Lilley presented "China and the US: Contention and Cooperation on Korea and Taiwan." He is widely considered one of the most knowledgeable US experts on Chinese and East Asian foreign relations. Amb. Lilley was, a former U.S. Ambassador to China and Korea under the George H. Bush administration served in the CIA as an operations officer in Hong Kong, the Philippines, Cambodia, Thailand, Laos and in China.