July 19, 2010 // 9:00am — 5:00pm
Mutual perceptions between the United States and China are notoriously varied and changeable, and tend to the negative. This is worrisome because general perceptions can and often do have a powerful impact on official policy. The Kissinger Institute hosted a conference that examined this broad topic through several lenses from distinguished guests from both China and the United States. Watch day one of the conference here!
May 05, 2010 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
China's modernization and new industrial revolution has led to a growing quest for energy and raw materials in Africa, Latin America and Australia, which has intensified over the last decade. The country has been continuously expanding its foreign investment horizons, and has become the world's leading exporter of capital. What are the realities and myths of China's overseas economic activities and how should America respond to China's "Going Global" policy in trade and investment?
April 26, 2010 // 2:00pm — 3:30pm
Ancient thought has gained an increased level of popularity in China in recent years. Yan Xuetong, Director of the Institute of International Studies at Tsinghua University, analyzes the relevance of pre-Qin philosophy for China's modern-day rise in his book, A Comparative Study of Pre-Qin Political Philosophy. At a 26 April, 2010 event, Dr. Yan discussed his views.
March 23, 2010 // 9:30am — 11:00am
The rise of the world's two most populated countries, India and China, is shifting global attention from the Atlantic to the Pacific. Author and journalist Prem Shankar Jha, in his new book, Crouching Dragon, Hidden Tiger, analyzes the Indian and Chinese economic and political systems with any eye to assessing the future development course of these two giants. Watch the launch of this book and read the event summary here!
November 04, 2009 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Has the global financial and economic crisis of 2008 activated a Chinese-led Asian shift from an export driven economy to a consumer based one? Morgan Stanley Asia Chairman, Stephen Roach discusses the future of the Asian economic system in his book, The Next Asia: Opportunities and Challenges for a New Globalization, which was launched at a November 4, 2009 event hosted by the Kissinger Institute. There was commentary from Albert Keidel, Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council; Nicholas Lardy, Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; and Stanley Roth, Former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. State Department. Watch the entire event here!
October 06, 2009 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
China faces grave environmental security risks from sea level rise, increased water scarcity, and projected temperature change. If China takes no measures in meeting these challenges, it will potentially face a humanitarian crisis that will destabilize the population.
September 16, 2009 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
J. Stapleton Roy, Director, The Kissinger Institute, Moderator; Jose Villarreal, U.S. Commissioner General, Shanghai 2010 Expo; Ambassador Zhou Wenzhong, Chinese Ambassador to the United States; Frank Lavin, Chair of the USA Pavilion Steering Committee, Shanghai 2010 Expo
June 22, 2009 // 2:00pm — 3:30pm
Ambassador Mei Zhaorong Vice Chairman, China Institute of International Strategic Studies; Former Chairman, Chinese People's Institute of Foreign Affairs
April 28, 2009 // 2:00pm — 6:30pm
Graham Allison, Director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and Professor of Government, Harvard Kennedy School; Steven Clemons, Publisher, thewashingtonnote.com, Executive Vice President of the New America Foundation; Gu Guoliang, Deputy Director of the Institute of American Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; Jia Qingguo, Associate Dean of the School of International Studies, Peking University; Antony Leung, Former Financial Secretary, Hong Kong, Senior Managing Director, Blackstone Group; Joseph Nye, Professor International Relations, Harvard Kennedy School; David Richards, Independent Investor, California; Richard Rosecrance, Professor, Harvard Kennedy School; Ezra Vogel, Professor of Social Sciences, Harvard University; Zhang Yunling, Professor, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; Steven Miller, Director, International Security Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
January 12, 2009 // 7:00am — 5:00pm
Jimmy Carter, Former President, USA; Henry Kissinger, Former Secretary of State, USA; Zbigniew Brzezinski, Former National Security Advisor, USA; Brent Scowcroft, Former National Security Advisory, USA; Chen Qichen, Former Vice Premier, PRC; Tang Jiaxuan, Former State Councilor, PRC; Li Zhaoxing, Former Foreign Minister, PRC; Li Daoyu, Former Ambassador to the United States, PRC