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In conjunction with the U.S. China Working Group, USAI presents:

China 101, Session 1: Understanding China with Robert Daly

Robert Daly is the Director of the Kissinger Institute on China and the U.S. He is a leading authority on Sino-U.S. relations and has worked as a diplomat in Beijing, interpreter for Chinese and U.S. leaders, and a director of China programs at various universities. 

Monday, June 4, 2018. 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Location: 2167 Rayburn House Office Building

China 101, Session 2: U.S.-China Trade Disputes: Conflict or Compromise

Wayne Morrison is a leading expert on China’s economy and U.S.-China commercial relations. He has spent the past 35 years at the Congressional Research Service, where he informs Congress on U.S.-China commercial relations and helps Congress plan committee hearings. He also currently teaches at Syracuse University as an adjunct professor.

Monday, June 11, 2018. 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Location: 106 Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

China 101, Session 3: U.S.-China Strategic Interaction: The Importance of Military-to-Military Ties

Robert Sutter is a leading expert on U.S.-China relations. He has published 200 articles, written 20 books, and taught for forty years on U.S. foreign policy in the Asia Pacific. He has also worked for various government agencies, including the Congressional Research Service, Central Intelligence Agency, Department of State, and Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

Monday, June 18, 2018. 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Location: 2167 Rayburn House Office Building

China 101, Session 4: Understanding China’s Political System

Susan Lawrence is a leading expert on political and security issues related to the People’s Republic of China and Taiwan. She joined the Congressional Research Service as a Specialist in Asian Affairs following an extensive career in journalism. She has spent 11 years as a Beijing-based staff reporter for major U.S. publications and was a part of a team that conducted four interviews over a span of six years with then-Communist Party General Secretary Jiang Zemin.

Monday, June 25, 2018. 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Location: 106 Dirksen Senate Office Building

China 101, Session 5: China’s Influence Abroad: What it Means for the U.S.

Yukon Huang is currently a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment in Washington D.C.  He was formerly the World Bank’s Country Director for China.  He is an advisor to the World Bank, ADB, AIIB and various governments and corporations.   His research focuses on China’s economy and its regional and global impact.  Dr. Huang has published widely on development issues in professional journals and the public media.  He is a featured commentator for the Financial Times on China and his articles are seen frequently in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Bloomberg, Foreign Affairs, National Interest and Caixin.  His latest book Cracking the China Conundrum: Why Conventional Economic Wisdom Is Wrong was published by Oxford University Press (2017).  He has a PhD in economics from Princeton University and a BA from Yale University.

Monday, July 9, 2018. 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Location: 2167 Rayburn House Office Building

China 101, Session 6: The Impact of Energy & Environmental Challenges in China

Dr. Judith Shapiro is a leading expert on energy and environmental issues in China. She is the Director of Masters in Natural Resources and Sustainable Development at American University and is a Visiting Professor at Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University. She was one of the first Americans in China after U.S.-China relations normalized and has taught at a variety of Chinese and American universities. Dr. Shapiro has authored, co-authored, or edited seven books, most of which have been on China.

Monday, July 16, 2018. 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Location: 106 Dirksen Senate Office Building

China 101, Session 7: The Importance of U.S.-China Financial Connectivity

Richard Nash is the Head of Global Government Relations for PayPal. Nash works on legislative and regulatory issues, helping PayPal navigate public policy. He has distinct intergovernmental experience in finance and online commerce.

Monday, July 23, 2018. 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Location: 2167 Rayburn House Office Building

China 101 Reception

Wednesday, July 25, 2018. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Location: US-Asia Institute, 232 Capitol Street NE