November 04, 2009 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Has the global financial and economic crisis of 2008 activated a Chinese-led Asian shift from an export driven economy to a consumer based one? Morgan Stanley Asia Chairman, Stephen Roach discusses the future of the Asian economic system in his book, The Next Asia: Opportunities and Challenges for a New Globalization, which was launched at a November 4, 2009 event hosted by the Kissinger Institute. There was commentary from Albert Keidel, Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council; Nicholas Lardy, Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; and Stanley Roth, Former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. State Department. Watch the entire event here!
October 06, 2009 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
China faces grave environmental security risks from sea level rise, increased water scarcity, and projected temperature change. If China takes no measures in meeting these challenges, it will potentially face a humanitarian crisis that will destabilize the population.
September 16, 2009 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
J. Stapleton Roy, Director, The Kissinger Institute, Moderator; Jose Villarreal, U.S. Commissioner General, Shanghai 2010 Expo; Ambassador Zhou Wenzhong, Chinese Ambassador to the United States; Frank Lavin, Chair of the USA Pavilion Steering Committee, Shanghai 2010 Expo
June 22, 2009 // 2:00pm — 3:30pm
Ambassador Mei Zhaorong Vice Chairman, China Institute of International Strategic Studies; Former Chairman, Chinese People's Institute of Foreign Affairs
April 28, 2009 // 2:00pm — 6:30pm
Graham Allison, Director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and Professor of Government, Harvard Kennedy School; Steven Clemons, Publisher, thewashingtonnote.com, Executive Vice President of the New America Foundation; Gu Guoliang, Deputy Director of the Institute of American Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; Jia Qingguo, Associate Dean of the School of International Studies, Peking University; Antony Leung, Former Financial Secretary, Hong Kong, Senior Managing Director, Blackstone Group; Joseph Nye, Professor International Relations, Harvard Kennedy School; David Richards, Independent Investor, California; Richard Rosecrance, Professor, Harvard Kennedy School; Ezra Vogel, Professor of Social Sciences, Harvard University; Zhang Yunling, Professor, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; Steven Miller, Director, International Security Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
January 12, 2009 // 7:00am — 5:00pm
Jimmy Carter, Former President, USA; Henry Kissinger, Former Secretary of State, USA; Zbigniew Brzezinski, Former National Security Advisor, USA; Brent Scowcroft, Former National Security Advisory, USA; Chen Qichen, Former Vice Premier, PRC; Tang Jiaxuan, Former State Councilor, PRC; Li Zhaoxing, Former Foreign Minister, PRC; Li Daoyu, Former Ambassador to the United States, PRC
July 29, 2008 // 11:15am — 12:15pm
Yang Jiechi, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China; Henry A. Kissinger, U.S. co-chairman, Kissinger Institute; Stephen J. Hadley, Asst. to the President for National Security Affairs; Joseph B. Gildenhorn, Chairman, Wilson Center Board of Trustees; David A. Metzner, Vice Chairman, Wilson Center Board of Trustees
This project was undertaken by Asia Society’s Center on U.S.-China Relations, the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and the Monitor Group.
Will a rising China be a threat to its neighbors, like Germany in 1914? Or a benign power that will exercise influence through peaceful means, as China is purported to have done in its imperial past? Or is China’s rise an unprecedented event to which no historical analogies apply? How China’s story is told, and who tells it, has deep repercussions for U.S.-China relations.