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The Value of Values: Reconsidering the Role of Human Rights in U.S.-China Relations

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Issues of ideology, values, and human rights are again moving to the top of the United States’ China agenda and underlie many frictions in U.S.-China relations. The competing virtue narratives and disparate systems of the United States and China fuel suspicions in the military, economic, and global governance spheres. Please join us for an examination of values, rights, and ideals in the U.S.-China relationship and in the evolution of regional and world orders.


  • J. Stapleton Roy

    Founding Director and Distinguished Scholar
    Founding Director Emeritus, Kissinger Institute on China and the United States
  • Sharon Hom

    Executive Director, Human Rights in China
  • Zheng Wang

    Global Fellow
    Associate Professor, School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University
  • Robert Daly

    Director, Kissinger Institute on China and the United States