Zhao offers a quick history of China's foreign policy since 1949 and then offers a provocative assessment of it today.
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.
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U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai: Openness, inclusion and fairness essential at home and as principles in dealing with China
Resilience, inclusion and communication central in her remarks
The Dragon Roars Back – Mao, Deng and Xi Jinping and China’s evolving relations with the world - Zhao Suisheng 赵穗生, University of Denver
Join us for a book talk with Suisheng Zhao on how Mao Zedong, Deng Xiaoping, and Xi Jinping each conceived and executed radically different approaches to China's relations with others.