"China in Africa"
February 1, 2013
Conference topics included "China in Africa: A Predator or a Partner?", "African Perceptions of China", "Chinese Assistance, Motivations, and Non-Interference Policy in Africa", and "Chinese Inc. in Africa: Problems and Prospects."
The conference was co-hosted by the Centre for Chinese Studies at Stellenbosch University in South Africa and The Carter Center at Emory University in Atlanta.
"Beyond History: Reconciliation and Sources of Conflict between China and its Asian Neighbors"
CCUSC's 10th Annual International Symposium - May 4-5, 2012
Our diverse speaker list included delegates from China, Japan, South Korea and India as well as guests from the UK, Canada and the U.S. Ambassador James Keith served as our dinner speaker for the event. He discussed "Strategic Trust in U.S.-China Relations and the Implications for East Asia." Ambassador Keith is one of the U.S. government's top experts on China and was the U.S. Ambassador to Malaysia from 2007-2010.
The conference was co-hosted by Zhejiang University & Charhar Institute.
Korbel student, Daniel Green, sat down with a few of the conference presenters for a quick interview. Check them out by choosing the links below.
“Transformation of US-China Relations: Issues and Challenges"
CCUSC's 9th Annual International Symposium - May 6, 2011
This one-day conference featured strategic and security issues, core interests and domestic politics, sea power, economic and energy issues, and non-traditional security, Taiwan, and Japan forces as major panel topics.
May 21, 2010 - CCUSC's 8th Annual International Symposium
"China on the World Stage: The Struggle of a Rising Power" This one-day conference explored the historic, domestic and external sources of China’s struggle as a rising world power, as well as its relations with other major powers, third world countries and its Asian Pacific neighbors.
Participant Biographies and Abstracts
May 28-29, 2009 - CCUSC's 7th Annual International Symposium:
"China, US and Regional Cooperation and Institution-building in the Asia-Pacific" The conference explored the regional cooperation and institutionalization efforts in the Asia-Pacific, particularly the role of major powers, China and the United States. A group of outstanding of scholars presented papers and engage in dialogue on these crucially important topics. The Thursday evening dinner featured Dr. David M. Lampton from Johns Hopkins University who presented “The United States and China in the Age of Obama: Looking Each Other Straight in the Eyes.”
Conference participants with William Sharpless Jackson. Jr.
*picture courtesy of Guy Charles photography*
May 30-31, 2008 - CCUSC's 6th Annual International Symposium: Washington Consensus versus Beijing Consensus: Sustainability of China's Development Model. Co-sponsored by The Center for China Studies at National Taiwan University. The Beijing consensus is used to describe the model of development in which China has achieved a high level of economic growth without fundamental change in the communist one-party rule in contrast to the Washington's consensus (model) that demands a free market system going hand in hand with a liberal democratic reform. The conference explored the origins, evolutions, strengths and weaknesses of China's development model.
June 1-2, 2007 - 36th Taiwan-US Conference on Contemporary China: "The Challenge of a Rising China and US-China Competition/Cooperation in Asia Pacific" Co-sponsored by our China Center and the Institute of International Relations at National Chengchi University in Taipei
(Took place of the 5th Annual International Symposium)
April 28-29, 2006 - 4th Annual International Symposium: "United-States China Relations: New Challenges and Opportunities for Cooperation"
May 13-14, 2005 - 3rd Annual CCUSC International Symposium:
US-China-Taiwan Relations in the Second Bush and Chen Shui-bian Administrations
September 29-October 1, 2005 - Western Conference of the Association of Asian Studies (WCAAS)
May 7-9, 2004: 2nd Annual CCUSC International Symposium: "US-China Relations Under the Bush and Hu Administrations"
May 2-3, 2003 1st Annual International Symposium : The United States, Taiwan, and China in a Changing World: Opportunities and Challenges for the 21st Century