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Nuclear Non-proliferation and the Korean Peninsula

Shen Dingli, director of Fudan University's Center for American Studies, visits USC to discuss U.S.- China relations and efforts to address the issues posed by North Korea's nuclear weapons program.

February 22, 2007

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Thursday, Feburary 22, 2007,3:00-4:30 pm
USC Social Science Building, SOS B40
Sponsored by the USC U.S. - China Institute

Shen Dingli 沈丁立, a physicist by training, is a professor of international relations at Fudan University.  He is the Executive Dean of Fudan University’s Institute of International Studies, and Director of its Center for American Studies.  He is also the founder and director of China's first non-government-based Program on Arms Control and Regional Security at Fudan University.

His research areas cover China-U.S. security relationship, nuclear arms control and disarmament, nuclear weapons policy of the United States and China, regional nonproliferation issues concerning South Asia, Northeast Asia and Middle East, test ban, missile defense, export control, as well as China’s foreign and defense policies.  He has co-edited China’s Development Report, China and South Asian Relations in the 1990s, Conservatism and American Foreign Policy, Realism and U.S. Foreign Policy and published over 500 articles and papers, 1/2 of which abroad in a dozen foreign languages.  In addition, he has published over 20 papers in physics in China and abroad.

Dr. Shen is a member of IISS and a number of other international organizations.  He is on the editorial board of Contemporary Asia-Pacific Studies (China), South Asia Studies (China), Fudan Journal Social Sciences Edition (China), Journal of Contemporary China (U.S.), Journal of East Asian Studies (ROK/Japan/Taiwan), IRI Journal (ROK), INESAP Information Bulletin (Germany), and Nonproliferation Literature Review (U.S.), as well as on the international advisory board of Regional Studies (Pakistan).  Dr. Shen also provides consulting service to China’s MFA, MOFCOM etc.  In January 2002 he was invited by Secretary General of the United Nations Kofi Annan to advise SG of the strategy panning for his second term, as the sole Chinese out of 40 persons chosen worldwide.


Other articles on North Korea:

North Korean Refugees in China and Human Rights Issues | Negotiations over North Korea's Nuclear Program | Meeting with CCID Director Wang Jiarui on Iran, North Korea | ROK's Foreign Policy toward the Neighbors: North Korea, Japan, China and Russia | Nuclear Non-proliferation and the Korean Peninsula | U.S. Policy on China and North Korea | CDA and MFA Asian Affairs on DPRK | Beijing-Based G-5 Chiefs of Mission on DPRK, GTMO, Uighurs, Sino-Japan Relations, Dalai Lama | Flight of Proliferation Concern between DPRK and Iran