March 2017 e-Newsletter

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50th Anniversary Activities

Leaders Speak Spring Lineup

We are pleased to announce the next three panels in this series, featuring policymakers and business leaders who have shaped the Sino-American relationship. We are currently accepting additions to the waitlist for the Treasury Secretaries panel. Stay tuned for registration announcements for the Business Leaders and PACOM Commanders panels.

Treasury Secretaries
W. Michael Blumenthal, Timothy Geithner, Jacob Lew, Robert Rubin

4/12 Business Leaders
Eric Affeldt, Peter Cohen, Maurice Greenberg, Ellen Kullman

PACOM Commanders
Dennis Blair, Timothy Keating, Samuel Locklear, Joseph Prueher
50th Anniversary Campaign Gains Momentum 
Thank you to the generous supporters who continue to make the Now More Than Ever 50th Anniversary Campaign a success. This support enables the National Committee to invest in innovative, new initiatives and to underwrite our foundational programming. Help us meet the challenges of the next half century by giving today. For more information, please email Jaime Earl.

More Upcoming Events

Tuesday, March 21, 4:00 p.m.

2017 Barnett-Oksenberg Lecture on Sino-American Relations

The Honorable William J. Perry, former secretary of defense, will deliver the eleventh annual Barnett-Oksenberg Lecture, the first and only ongoing lecture series on U.S.-China relations that takes place on the Mainland, providing the opportunity for a frank and forthright discussion of current and potential issues between the two countries. If you will be in Shanghai and wish to attend the event, please email Siqi Fan with your name, title, and affiliation. If you wish to bring guests, please include the same information, along with their email addresses.
Tuesday, March 28, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Dorsey & Whitney, New York City

Grand Strategy and American Power in the Asia Pacific

Join Dr. Michael Green, an expert from the Center for Strategic and International Studies and Georgetown University, for a discussion on his new book, which examines the history of American strategy in Asia, and the most pressing contemporary strategic challenges our country faces in the region.
Save the Date!
4/26: Sheena Greitens on China's domestic security budget
5/2: Book program with Howard French - Everything Under the Heavens: Empire, Tribute and the Future of Chinese Power
5/10: Book program with Qin Gao - Welfare, Work, and Poverty: Social Assistance in China
5/15: David Zweig on Contradictions under One Country, Two Systems: a view from a Hong Kong university campus


Calling All Chinese Graduate Students at U.S. Institutions

We are now accepting applications for the U.S. Foreign Policy Colloquium, an exclusive four-day program for 75 of the best and brightest Chinese graduate students studying at colleges and universities across the United States. The program is designed to provide a deeper and more nuanced understanding of the complex forces that shape American foreign policy and inform the U.S.-China relationship. Interested in applying? Learn more about this program >>
Program for Emerging NGO Leaders: Apply by April 15 for Fall 2017

Do you know any Chinese or Mongolian citizens working in the fields of environment, legal aid, philanthropy, and community building among marginalized populations? If so, please tell them about the Committee’s Professional Fellows Program. Applicants must be English-proficient, between 25 and 40 years of age, and reside in their home countries. This program is generously funded by the U.S. State Department Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

Media Library

45 Years of the Shanghai Communiqué

Former U.S. ambassadors to China Winston Lord and Stapleton Roy discuss the Shanghai Communiqué’s role then and now in enabling the United States and China to manage the world’s most important bilateral relationship.

Watch the video >>
Hollywood Made in China

Aynne Kokas, an assistant professor of media studies at the University of Virginia, examines Hollywood's commercial ties to China and how they affect the production of major American films. 

Watch the video >>

Podcast coming soon.
Chinese Politics in the Xi Jinping Era

Brookings Institution scholar Cheng Li discusses his new book, which contextualizes President Xi Jinping's rise and illuminates the dynamics of factional politics within the Chinese Communist Party.

Listen to the podcast interview >>

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