Center for China-United States Relations
The JACKSON/HO CHINA FORUM is funded by the William Sharpless Jackson, Jr. Endowment.
Tuesday, November 10, 2009 - Jackson/Ho China Forum - Our own Executive Director, Dr. Suisheng Sam Zhao presented "Obama's China Policy and Sino-US Relations during the First Year of the Administration."
Monday, October 5, 2009 - Jackson/Ho China Forum - A Chinese Folklore Art and Photography Exhibit was brought to Denver from the offices of the Oriental Rostrum and consisted of artwork and folklore. It displayed a collection of paintings and old/new photographs owned and collected by the Shanghai Municipal government. These artworks and photographs showed the past history and new face of Shanghai, including the ancient and modern architectures as well as people's lives in urban and rural areas. The Shanghai Social Sciences Association worked with the CCUSC to bring them to DU.
Monday, September 21, 2009 - Jackson/Ho China Forum - The China Center held a “Conversation on China’s Rise” with Mr. James Fallows. Mr. Fallows presented a brief synopsis of his vast experience in China to begin. Following this, the floor opened for a lively discussion. A national correspondent for The Atlantic, James Fallows is one of America’s most respected journalists.
Thursday, September 17, 2009 - Jackson/Ho China Forum - Dr. Jian Tao presented "Understanding a Diversified China," which addressed a wide range of changes occurring to the social, economic, political and public aspects of China over the last three decades since reform and opening policies were adopted. Dr. Tao is the Vice President of the Chinese Institute of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR), a comprehensive research institution for international studies based in Beijing.
Friday, May 8, 2009- Jackson/Ho Forum - Mr. Lodi Gyari, presented “Is a Negotiated Settlement for Tibet still Viable?” Mr. Gyari is the Special Envoy of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and is the head person designated by His Holiness the Dalai Lama to lead the past nine rounds of negotiations with the Chinese Government.
Memorandum on Genuine Autonomy for the Tibetan People
Friday, April 17, 2009- Jackson/Ho Forum - Dr. Larry Wortzel, presented “China’s Military Modernization and Security interest in Asia.” Dr. Wortzel is a retired U.S. Army colonel who spent 12 of his 32-year military career in the Asia-Pacific region, including two tours of duty as a military attaché at the American Embassy in China, 1988-1990 and 1995-1997.
Friday, March 6, 2009 - Jackson/Ho Forum - Dr. Evan Medeiros, presented “Assessing Asia's Response to China's Rise,” which is based on his recent RAND study, Pacific Currents: The Responses of U.S. Allies and Security Partners in East Asia to China’s Rise. Dr. Medeiros is a senior political scientist at the RAND Corporation in the Washington, DC office.
Friday, February 13, 2009 - This special forum welcomed a Chinese delegation of 11 members from the Shanghai Social Sciences Association. The forum had two parts. One was a panel presentation. Dr. Sheng Jianhong, Secretary General of Shanghai Social Sciences Association presented Finding the Cultural Difference between China and the US through the History of Chinese Builders of the Transcontinental Railroad. Ms. Zhao Lanying, senior reporter Xinhua News Agency Shanghai Branch, made an Introduction to the Culture of Shanghai. Mr. Fan Minglong, a well-known rising star artist teaching Traditional Chinese Painting at Nanjing Art College, presented an Introduction to the Traditional Chinese Paintings and demonstrated Chinese traditional painting.
Alongside the panel discussion, a collection of Modern and Traditional Chinese artwork brought by the delegation from Shanghai was on display Friday and Saturday, Feb. 13-14 on the Driscoll Bridge.
Thursday, January 22, 2009 - Jackson/Ho Forum - General (RET) Michael T. Byrnes, a Senior Advisor for Yuan Associates presented "Doing Business in China - A Practitioner's Perspective." General Byrnes is currently a Senior Advisor to Yuan Associates, a Beijing based government affairs services and also serves in a similar position in Amer-China Partners, also a Beijing based firm.