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Recent Development and Next Focus in China's Democratic Governance

Monday, 14 November 2011 Co-sponsors: The Weatherhead East Asian Institute and the Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR)
Yu Keping, Professor and Director, China Center for Comparative Politics and Economics (CCCPE); Professor and Director, Center for Chinese Government Innovations, Peking University
Moderator: Andy Nathan, Class of 1919 Professor, Columbia University


China in the World Economy

Thursday, 27 October 2011
Co-sponsors: The Weatherhead East Asian Institute and the School of International and Public Affairs 
Fu Jun, Executive Dean, School of Government, Peking University
Moderator: Murray Rubinstein, Senior Research Scholar, Weatherhead East Asian Institute


Capital Punishment in China and the United States

Tuesday, 27 September 2011 Co-sponsors: The Society for Chinese Law and The Weatherhead East Asian Institute 
Ji Dianpeng, Director, Beijing Jingdian Law Firm; Adjunct Professor, Southwest University of Political Science and Law and Zhongnan University of Economics and Law



Report on a Visit to North Korea

Thursday, 22 September 2011 Co-sponsors: The Center for Korean Research  and The Weatherhead East Asian Institute  
Charles Armstrong, Director, Center for Korean Research, Columbia University
Abraham Kim, Vice President, Korea Economic Institute
James Person, Program Associate, North Korea International Documentation Project, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars


China’s Foreign Policy: The Return of “Great Powers?”  A European View

Wednesday, 27 April 2011

Co-sponsors: The Weatherhead East Asian Institute and the European Institute

François Godement, Professor, Sciences Po; Senior Policy Fellow, European Council on Foreign Relations.


Process Driven or Process Challenged? ASEAN and East Asian Regionalism

Monday, 25 April 2011

Co-sponsor: The Weatherhead East Asian Institute

Alice Ba, Associate Professor, Political Science & International Relations, University of Delaware; Moderated by Elizabeth Wishnick, Adjunct Associate Research Scholar, WEAI



The Australian Miracle:  Abandoning and Overtaking the U.S., As It Joins the China Club

Monday, 11 April 2011

Co-sponsors: The Weatherhead East Asian Institute and the I Jerome A. Chazen Institute of International Business

Robert Gregory, Professor of Economics, Research School of the Social Sciences, The Australian National University Moderatored by Shang-Jin Wei, N. T. Wang Professor of Chinese Business and Economy; Director, The Jerome A. Chazen Institute of International Business, CBS



Sino-Indian Relations: Reality and Prosperity

Thursday, 3 March 2011

Co-sponsors: The Weatherhead East Asian Institute and the India China Institute, The New School

Hu Shisheng, Deputy Director, Senior Researcher, Institute of South and Southeast Asian Studies, China Institutes for Contemporary International Relations. Moderated by Robert Barnett, Assistant Professor, Contemporary Tibetan Studies; Director, Modern Tibetan Studies Program.



Is China Evolving Into a Mafia State?

Wednesday, 2 March 2011

Co-sponsor: The Weatherhead East Asian Institute

John Garnaut, China Correspondent, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age. Moderated by Xiaobo Lu, Professor of Political Science, Barnard College.



Upstream and Downstream on the Mighty Amur:  Environmental and Political Challenges for China, Mongolia and Russia 

Monday, 7 February 2011

Co-sponsor:  The Weatherhead East Asian Institute

Darron Collins, Director of Creative Assets and Managing Director for the Amur, World Wildlife Fund; Elizabeth Wishnick, Adjunct Associate Research Scholar, WEAI; Associate Professor of Political Science, Montclair State University



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