CWIHP Senior Scholar Bernd Schaefer was recently interviewed by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) on the work of the Wilson Center's History and Public Policy Program, the state of China's archives, and his ongoing research on Sino-German relations. To view the full text of CASS's interview with Schaefer, please click here.
A paper prepared by Schaefer for the conference New Archives, New Views in Beijing, entlited "The East German Mission for Sino-Eastern European Rapprochement against Soviet Resistance, 1978-1986," was also posted online on the website of CASS. In the paper, Schaefer explores changes in East German foreign policy towards China after the death of Mao Zedong. Please click here to view "The East German Mission for Sino-Eastern European Rapprochement against Soviet Resistance, 1978-1986."