Global China: Xinjiang in Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road Initiative
Oct. 7, 2021 at 1 p.m. PDT | Register
Dru Gladney from Pomona College will examine the important role Xinjiang plays in China’s Belt and Road Initiative and its geopolitical implications.
CHINA Town Hall - Featuring national speaker Fareed Zakaria of CNN and local speaker Michael Davidson of UC San Diego
Oct. 19, 2021 at 4 p.m. PDT | Register
CNN’s Fareed Zakaria will speak on the domestic importance of the U.S.-China relationship, with our very own Michael Davidson who will address the question of how U.S.-China relations will make or break climate change.
A Border in the "Endless Frontier": U.S.-China Scientific Exchange
Oct. 28, 2021 at 1 p.m. PDT | Register
Yangyang Cheng, postdoctoral fellow at Yale Law School, will discuss the crucial role scientific exchange has played in U.S.-China relations historically and its continuing importance today.
The Counter-Narrative Strategies of Chinese State Media on Twitter
Nov. 3, 2021 at 1 p.m. PDT | Register
Jennifer Pan from Stanford University will explain how Chinese media outlets use social media to shape global public opinion.
China’s Good War: How Memory of World War II is Shaping a New Nationalism
Nov. 10, 2021 at 1 p.m. PST| Register
Rana Mitter from Oxford University will examine the ways in which public narratives of World War II enhance contemporary Chinese nationalism and China's newfound confidence abroad.
Necessary Fictions: The State, Stock Markets and Growth in East Asia
Dec. 2, 2021 at 1 p.m. PST | Register
John Yasuda from Johns Hopkins University will consider the ideological politics of regulation, focusing on why East Asia’s stock markets, particularly mainland China’s, have failed to thrive.
Civil Society as Social Entrepreneurs: Strategic Rebranding or Evolution?
Dec. 9, 2021 at 1 p.m. PST | Register
Jessica Teets from Middlebury College will discuss how Chinese NGOs are pursuing new, more entrepreneurial organizational forms in response to fiscal and legal challenges.