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China and Coexistence: Beijing's National Security Strategy for the Twenty-First Century

March 12, 2012 // 4:00pm5:15pm
"Peaceful coexistence," long a key phrase in China’s strategic thinking, is a constructive doctrine that offers China a path for influencing the international system. So argues Liselotte Odgaard in this timely analysis of China's national security strategy in the context of its foreign policy practice. China’s program of peaceful coexistence emphasizes absolute sovereignty and non-interference in the internal affairs of other states. Odgaard suggests that China’s policy of working within the international community and with non-state actors such as the UN aims to win for China greater power and influence without requiring widespread exercise of military or economic pressure.

Book Discussion - World Under Pressure: How China and India are Influencing the Global Economy and Environment

December 09, 2011 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Join us for a discussion of Carl Dahlman's new book "World Under Pressure: How China and India are Influencing the Global Economy and Environment."
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China in the World/The World in China

November 16, 2011 // 9:30am11:00am
How is it that the Communist Party in China remains in power more than 20 years after the collapse of the Berlin Wall and changes in Moscow triggered confident talk of an impending "Leninist Extinction"? What kind of impact on the world is China's economic boom and rising influence in global affairs having?
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Changing Chinese Views of American Society

October 25, 2011 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Increasing numbers of Chinese travel to the US for business, tourism, or education, while others study American history and culture in local schools and universities. The Wilson Center was joined by experts from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences to discuss Chinese views of American society, politics, and culture.
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Religion in the Social Transition of Contemporary China (Day 2)

October 14, 2011 // 9:00am12:30pm
The rapid growth of religious activity in China, especially among Christians but including other religions as well, raises profound questions about the relationship of religion to government and its potential effects on the emerging social challenges facing China.
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Religion in the Social Transition of Contemporary China (Day 1)

October 13, 2011 // 9:30am5:00pm
The rapid growth of religious activity in China, especially among Christians but including other religions as well, raises profound questions about the relationship of religion to government and its potential effects on the emerging social challenges facing China.
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Book Event: Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China

October 05, 2011 // 9:30am11:00am
No one in the twentieth century had a greater impact on world history than Deng Xiaoping. And no scholar is better qualified than Ezra Vogel to disentangle the contradictions embodied in the life and legacy of China’s boldest strategist.
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Chinese Culture and Peaceful Development

September 21, 2011 // 2:30pm3:30pm
Watch the live webcast of the Honorable Cai Wu's, Minister of Culture of the People’s Republic of China, lecture on "Chinese Culture and China’s Peaceful Development" (中国文化与中国和平发展).
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Latin America and China: What Do They Mean for Each Other?

September 19, 2011 // 9:00am
A panel on China’s Rise in the International Economic System and China’s Role in Latin American Trade, Investment, and Growth.
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Book Discussion: After Leaning to One Side: China and Its Allies in the Cold War

August 15, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Shen Zhihua will discuss his latest book, After Leaning to One Side: China and Its Allies in the Cold War.

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