• #42 – Brave New China: A Global Metamorphosis

    event #42, Thursday, April 2nd, 2015   Speakers Francesco Sisci, Senior Researcher at Renmin University XIE Tao, Professor at Beijing Foreign Studies University   Abstract "How the Chinese look at themselves, the world, and the challenges of the future. Where is China,...


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  • #40 – China’s Low Carbon Dream

    event #40 December 1st, 2014 Dr. Mao Ziwei 毛紫薇 Research Analyst to Energy Programme, Word Resources Institute (China) Discussant: Paolo Farah West Virginia University (USA), gLAWcal - Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development (UK)  & EPSEI Scientific Coordinator EU commission...


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  • #36 – Will China Adapt? Recent Assessment on Climate Change

    event #36 June 17th, 2014 organized with Beijing Energy Network Prof. LIN Erda Senior research fellow and Director, Coordinating Lead Author of WGII Report Researcher at Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences Dr. ZHU Chunquan 朱春全 Country Representative, China Office of IUCN Abstract For the...


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  • #35 – Closing The Ranks Against the West?

    event #35 May 20th, 2014 Chen Yurong, 陈玉荣 Senior research fellow and Director, Department for European-Central Asian Studies at CIIS, Secretary-General of the Chinese Center for SCO Studies In the light of the forthcoming visit to China of Vladimir Putin, and the incoming energy agreement...


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  • #34 – Xi’s New Look Towards the U.S.

    event #34 April 15th, 2014 Dr. DA Wei 达巍 Director, Institute of American Studies, China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR) Abstract In the past 18 months, President Xi Jinping has very quickly push forward a set of new foreign policy narratives, and his...


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  • #33 – China and the USA: Maritime Issues in East Asia

    event #33 March 25th,  2014 Prof. Robert Ross, Professor of Political Science Boston College and Associate, John King Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University Prof. YU Tiejun Associate Professor, School of International Studies, Peking University details will be published...


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  • #31 – 五加五 5+5

    event #31 December 03rd,  2013 Screening of the documentary 5+5 五加五 A cabbie driving for art: Artists and Villains in a Beijing Village by Xu Xing (China) and Andrea Cavazzuti (Italy) 85 min, Chinese with English subtitles Comedy, Docu-Drama, Art, Social...


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  • #30 – China’s Global Role 2.0 – Keeping a High Profile

    event #30 November 06th,  2013 Prof. WANG Yizhou 王逸舟 Deputy Dean of the School of International Studies, Peking University Abstract In his two recent books about the evolution of China’s global role, Wang Yizhou famously initiated the concept of creative involvement, calling on China to play a...


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