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Are the U.S. and China Headed Toward a New Cold War?

University of California, San Diego Fudan-UC Center on Contemporary China hosts a panel discussion of the future of U.S.-China relations.

November 13, 2015 5:30pm to 6:30pm

In the wake of Xi Jinping's visit to the U.S., three of the world's preeminent experts on China and the U.S.-China relationship will offer an in-depth analysis of what ails relations between the two countries.



Thomas J. Christensen, is William P. Boswell Professor of World Politics of Peace and War and Director of the China and the World Program at Princeton University. Author of "The China Challenge: Shaping the Choices of a Rising Power." From 2006-2008 he served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs with responsibility for relations with China, Taiwan and Mongolia.

Susan Shirk, Chair of the 21st Century China Program, is one of the most influential experts working on U.S.-China relations and Chinese politics. She previously served as deputy assistant secretary of state (1997-2000), responsible for U.S. policy toward China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Mongolia.

Orville Schell, Arthur Ross Director of the Center on U.S.-China Relations at the Asia Society in New York. He is a former professor and Dean at the University of California, Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Schell is the author of fifteen books, ten of them about China, and a contributor to numerous edited volumes.

Free and Open to the Public