William Overholt argues that as China reaches a threshold where success has eliminated the conditions that enabled miraculous growth, Xi Jinping is pursuing the riskiest political strategy of any important national leader. Alternative outcomes include continued impressive growth and political stability, Japanese-style stagnation, and a major political-economic crisis.
Summer International Relations: Beijing
Summer study abroad in China for IR and language.
This summer program is ideal for students interested in learning about international relations from Chinese and global perspectives. Students take one area studies course per session (taught in English), and can also learn communicative Chinese. Students attend courses at Minzu University of China (MUC), taught by CIEE adjunct faculty from MUC, Peking University, or other Beijing universities. (Founded in 1951, MUC welcomes faculty and students from China’s 56 ethnic groups. The university includes of 10 colleges, and has ties with prominent universities in North America and Europe.) Students also participate in classes, activities, and gatherings at the CIEE Study Center space at nearby Peking University.
More information can be found here.
Our "Finding Solutions" conference focused on the work of individuals, companies, and NGOs addressing some of China’s most pressing challenges. We had a large and diverse audience participate. Videos coming soon!
Symposium sponsored by the Grassroots Diplomacy Council and the USC U.S.-China Institute
The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a discussion on American and Chinese aims and tactics in the US-China trade war as well as its impact and potential costs.