Center for China-United States Relations
The JACKSON/HO CHINA FORUM is funded by the William Sharpless Jackson, Jr. Endowment.
Friday, November 12 - Dr. Wang Huiyao discussed "China's Returned Foreign Educated Scholars: Contributions, Roles and Influences." Dr. Wang is the Director General of Center for China and Globalization (CCG). He is well known for his initiatives and leadership for social organizations and think tanks in China. He has been an advisor to the Chinese government, established enterprises and social organizations.
Wang Huiyao PowerPoint Presentation
Monday, October 18 - In cooperation with the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, the Center for China-US Cooperation held the CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections
David Gries, Executive Director of China Vitae, an online database on over 4,000 Chinese leaders, and former CIA senior officer discussed “Governance with Chinese Characteristics: How the System Really Works.” Jon Huntsman, Jr., U.S. Ambassador to China later discussed "Issues in U.S.-China Relations" via live webcast.
*CHINA Town Hall is a national day of programming on China involving 50 cities throughout the United States
Friday, October 8 - Jackson/Ho China Forum - David Shambaugh is Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, Director of The China Policy Program in the Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University (1996-present), and Nonresident Senior Fellow in the Foreign Policy Studies Program at the Brookings Institution (1998-present).
Professor Shambaugh is recognized internationally as an authority on contemporary Chinese affairs, U.S.-China Relations and the international politics and security of the Asia-Pacific region. He is a widely published author of numerous books, articles, book chapters and newspaper editorials. For this talk, he discussed his book "China’s Communist Party: Atrophy and Adaptation," which addresses the strengths and weaknesses, durability, adaptability, and potential longevity of China’s Communist Party.
Wednesday, July 21, 2010 - Jackson/Ho China Forum - A free exhibit including the famous Jinshan farmer paintings collected by the Shanghai Municipal government, as well as a collection of photographs reflecting old and new Shanghai was displayed. The Shanghai Oriental Rostrum delegation also made a presentation of the ongoing Shanghai World Expo.
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Friday, April 30, 2010 – Jackson/Ho China Forum - In co-sponsorship with the Department of Anthropology, CCUSC welcomed Dr. Luca Zan to the University of Denver. Dr. Zan, Professor of Economics and the Director of the Program in the Management and Innovation of Cultural and Artistic Organizations at the University of Bologn, presented “The Management of Cultural Heritage in China.” He discussed his research, carried out from 2005 – 2008, which analyzed the managerial aspects in the process of archeological discoveries, restoration, museum definition and access to cultural heritage in Luoyang City, China.
Wednesday, April 28, 2010- Jackson/Ho China Forum - The China Center held a “Conversation on China’s Culture” with Professor Wang Gungwu. Professor Wang is the Chairman of the East Asian Institute and University Professor, National University of Singapore. He is also Emeritus Professor of the Australian National University.
Professor Wang later presented “China’s Quest: A New Cultural Identity” at University of Denver’s Bridges to the Future event.
Thursday, April 1, 2010 – Drew Thompson, Director of China Studies and Starr Senior Fellow at The Nixon Center in Washington, D.C. gave an intriguing presentation on “China-North Korean Relations.”
Tuesday, February 23, 2010 – Jackson/Ho China Forum - Charles Freeman presented “US-China Relations in a Time of Shifting Power.” Dr. Freeman holds the Freeman Chair in China Studies at the Center for International and Strategic Studies (CSIS). A second-generation “China hand,” he has lived and worked between Asia and the United States for his entire life. He has acquired his career-long expertise in China’s economic and political emergence from senior positions in government, business and the non-profit sector.
Thursday, January 14, 2010 – Jackson/Ho China Forum - Professor Tun-Jen Cheng presented “Asian New Democracies and their Political Discontents.” Prof. Cheng holds the Class of 1935 Chair Professorship in the Government Department at the College of William and Mary.