About the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States

The Kissinger Institute on China and the United States is dedicated to promoting greater understanding of issues in the U.S.-China relationship and its impact on both countries and the world. It does so by exploring the political, economic, historical, and cultural factors that underlie the respective behavior patterns and world views of China and the United States.

Inspired by and dedicated to Dr. Henry A. Kissinger’s vision of the importance of the relationship between these two nations, the Kissinger Institute brings together the most expert thinkers and the most promising policymakers and public officials to promote cross-cultural dialogue and enhanced understanding on a variety of issues.

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The Latest from the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States

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Deciphering China’s Mixed Signals

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Jan 29, 2015
During recent speeches, high-level Chinese officials delivered seemingly contradictory messages about China’s intentions as a world power. Does China intend to challenge the current world order or does it simply want to play its role within the current structure? more

China Consensus Network Publishes KICUS Interview on U.S.-China Relations (Chinese)

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Jan 13, 2015
2014年11月7日,戴博先生参加了由深圳现代创新发展研究院主办的大梅沙创新论坛,共识网-《领导者》杂志对其进行了专访,他对中美关系、中国与周边国家关系、中国外交风格、国际责任、中国国内改革、软实力、反腐败等一系列话题进行了分析。 more
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The Promise and Perils of Sino-U.S. Educational Relations

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December 12, 2014 // 10:00am11:30am
Educational relations have been an index and vector of national power, culture, and institutional practices since the United States first used Boxer Indemnity funds to offer scholarships to Chinese students in 1911. Today, educational questions are again central to U.S.-China relations, although they are usually relegated to a secondary position in policy discussions. Yong Zhao and Karin Fischer joined the Kissinger Institute in launching a new effort to make education a central bilateral concern on December 12, 2014. Watch the discussion here! more

Influence and Interference Technological and Cultural Issues in Sino-U.S. Relations (影响与干扰:中美关系中的科技创新和文化议题)

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December 02, 2014 // 9:00am5:00pm
The Kissinger Institute and the Counsellors’ Office of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China hosted a joint symposium on how national traditions and values yield (or fail to yield) creative cultures, innovative institutions, and soft power, and what governments can do to foster or stymie such dynamism. more
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Corruption, Constitutionalism & Control: Implications of the 4th Plenum for China and U.S.-China Relations

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November 25, 2014 // 3:00pm4:30pm
How will China’s attempts to rectify the Party and strengthen the legal foundations of its governance shape the nation during Xi’s tenure, and how should American leaders, corporations, and other institutions analyze and respond to Xi’s reform program? The Kissinger Institute explored these issues with two of America’s leading experts on corruption and legal reform in China. Watch the discussion or read the summary here! more

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