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Wilson China Fellowship Conference 2021
Over the past year, the 2020 Wilson China Fellows have undertaken policy research on a range of vital issues relevant to the rise of China and the future of U.S.-China ties. From February 3rd to the 4th, our Fellows will publicly present and debate their findings on topics ranging from international security to the environment in order to address important policy questions, such as:
- What does China’s approach to domestic security and surveillance in Xinjiang mean for the international system? How will its exports of this technology impact the world at large?
- What role does China’s influence play in global norms, governance, and policymaking in international institutions, especially pertaining to emergent issues such as big data, internet governance, and “new frontiers”?
- How does China’s assertive foreign policy impact security along its contested periphery? What is the extent of Chinese influence in Pakistan, the state of its competition with India, and the future of Taiwan's growing ties with Japan and the United States?
- What is the impact of China’s Belt and Road Initiative on the environment and geopolitics in Southeast Asia? How do these investments affect China’s influence in the region?
- To what extent are the United States and China locked into competition and what role does misperception play in their rivalry? What are China's intentions and strategy towards the South China Sea and its other vital national interests?
Please join us virtually as the 2020 Wilson China Fellows present their findings and policy recommendations on February 3rd and 4th. Find the full agenda and list of speakers above, under the "Agenda" tab. You may submit questions for the speakers by emailing email@example.com or tweeting us @AsiaProgram.
Robert S. Litwak
Stephen Del Rosso
Sheena Chestnut Greitens
Associate Professor at the Lyndon B. Johnson School at the University of Texas at Austin.
Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Center for Asian Studies, University of Colorado Boulder
Assistant Professor, the School of Politics and International Relations at University College Dublin
Fellow and Director of the Brookings China Strategy Initiative and Fellow at Yale’s Paul Tsai China Center.
Assistant Professor at McGill University and Fellow at the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution of the World Economic Forum.
GLP-Ming Z. Mei Chair of Chinese Economics and Trade, Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies and the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Indiana University.
Assistant Professor, Department of Strategic and Operational Research at the U.S. Naval War College
Associate Professor of East Asian International Relations, Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies, Indiana University and Director of the “21st Century Japan Politics & Society Initiative” (21JPSI).
Assistant Professor of Security Studies at the National Defense College of the United Arab Emirates
Assistant Professor at the U.S. Army War College and Adjunct Fellow at Pacific Forum.
Cecilia Han Springer
Senior Researcher at Boston University's Global China Initiative.
Assistant Professor of Political Science, North Carolina State University.
Oriana Skylar Mastro
Center Fellow at Stanford University’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI)
Assistant Professor, United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Department of History
Assistant Professor of International Relations, Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University.
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