Register now (early bird discount) for the upcoming USCI one-day conference on October 20, 2017!
China’s Internationalized Development Strategy: What this Means for Latin America
A joint conference sponsored by the USC Center for International Studies and The Young Initiative on the Global Economy at Occidental College.
August 28, USC
1:30–3:30 Session I (Social Sciences Building, SOS B40)
Moderator: Clayton Dube
China’s Internationalized Development Strategy
Shoujun Cui (Renmin University, Beijing)
Benjamin Creutzfeldt (Johns Hopkins University)
The Politics (and Anti-Politics) of Chinese Agribusiness Investment
Gustavo Oliveira (Swarthmore College)
Xu Siyuan (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
Is Chinese Infrastructure Investment Really the Next Big Thing?
Leonardo Stanley (CEDES, Buenos Aires)
Victoria Chonn Ching
3:45–6:00 Session II (Social Sciences Building, SOS B40)
Moderator: Brett Sheehan
Latin America in China’s New Reform Era
Margaret Myers (Inter-American Dialogue)
Di Dongsheng (Renmin University, Beijing)
China’s Economic Relations with LAC: Soft Power, Hard Power, or Smart Power?
Carol Wise (USC)
Nicolás Albertoni (USC)
China’s ‘Strategic Partners’ in Latin America: Energy Politics
Yanran Xu (Renmin University, Beijing)
August 29, Occidental College
10:00–12:00 Session III (Johnson Hall)
Moderator: Sanjeev Khagram
What Difference Do Diplomatic Relations Make? Chinese Development and Diplomacy Politics
Monica DeHart (University of Puget Sound)
Sources of Development Bank Finance for Big Extractive Projects: Does it Matter?
Kevin Gallagher (Boston University)
Rebecca Ray (U-Mass, Amherst)
Trump’s Jettisoning of the Trans-Pacific Partnership: What Might This Mean for ASEAN?
Sigfrido Burgos Cáceres (Independent Scholar)
Sophal Ear (Occidental College)
12:00–1:30 Public Forum: Finessing the China Relationship in the Trump Age (McKinnon Global Forum)
Moderator: Sanjeev Khagram
Panelists: Shoujun Cui, Monica DeHart, Gustavo Oliveira, Leonardo Stanley
2:30–5:00 Writers’ Workshop (Johnson Hall)
Discussion and planning for paper completion and publication as a special issue of a refereed journal.
It’s the first Chinese symphony series to be broadcast on radio in the United States.
The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by Douglas Fuller from Zhejiang University. Fuller's new book, "Paper Tigers, Hidden Dragons," provides an in-depth longitudinal study of China's information technology industry and policy over the last 15 years.
USC US-China Institute director Clay Dube will ask Julie Makinen of the L.A. Times, Jonathan Karp of the Asia Society, and May Lee of CCTV what it takes to report on complex and ever-changing China.