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China 101 2019

On July 15th, USAI complete the ninth year of its China 101 congressional briefing series. China 101 provides unique insight into timely topics in US-China relations for congressional staff, featuring speakers with firsthand knowledge of China. This series included 6 one-hour session focused on key areas of interest to US policymakers and their advisors, offering congressional staff the opportunity to hear from and interact with diverse experts. Those who attended at least three of the six sessions received a professional development certificate in recognition of their participation.

China 101 is organized by the US-Asia Institute, in cooperation with the US-China Working Groups from the US Senate and House of Representatives. We would like to thank them for their support!


June 3 | Understanding China: Its Past, Its Leaders, and Its Policies
Robert Daly, Director of the Kissinger Institute at the Wilson Center
13:00 - 14:00, 2167 Rayburn

June 10 | US-China Economic Interconnectivity
Erin Ennis, Senior Vice President of the US-China Business Council
13:00 - 14:00, 902 Hart

June 17 | One Country, Two Systems: Understanding Hong Kong
Michael F. Martin, Ph.D., Specialist in Asian Affairs for the Congressional Research Service
Robert Keatley, Former Editor of the South China Morning Post and Wall Street Journal Asia
13:00 - 14:00, 2167 Rayburn

June 24 | Can China Become the World’s Green Leader?
Jennifer L. Turner, Ph.D., Director of the China Environment Forum at the Wilson Center
13:00 - 14:00, 902 Hart

July 8 | Chinese Influence Abroad
David Dollar, Ph.D., Senior Fellow in the China Center, Brookings Institute & Yun Sun, Senior Fellow and Co-Director of the East Asia Program and Director of the China Program, Stimson Center

13:00 - 14:00, 2167 Rayburn

July 15 | Difficult Conversations: Taiwan & Xinjiang Minxin Pei, Ph.D., Professor of Government, Claremont McKenna College & James Millward, Ph. D., Professor of Inter-societal History, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Science 13:00 - 14:00 902 Hart

July 18 | China 101 Reception for participants to pick up their professional development certificates.
18:30 - 20:30

Earlier Event: June 3
TANIP Orientation Week
Later Event: June 14
CPIFA Luncheon