[PAST EVENT] Lecture: China and the U.S.: Strategic Partners, Competitors, or...?

November 5, 2014
3:30pm - 5pm
Small Hall, Room 111
300 Ukrop Way
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
As the terms like G-2, Chimerica, and the Eagle-Dragon era suggest, the DC-Beijing dyad is probably the most important relationship to monitor for foreign policy and international relation pundits for the rest of this century. Are the relations between the two leading economies and political heavyweights in the world going to be stormy, tension-ridden, and conflict-prone, or manageable, in the spirit of the Olympics, and even in the form of partnership? Arguably all this hinges more on China than on the U.S. and much depends on what China is up to than what its muscles are going to be.

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Prof. Tun-jen Cheng is Class of 1935 Professor, Department of Government, the College of William & Mary. He received his B.A. from National Taiwan University, M.A. from University of Waterloo, Ontario and Ph.D. from University of California, Berkeley. He has previously taught at University of California, San Diego, and has been a visiting scholar at University of Tsukuba, Japan and an associate visiting professor at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He has written extensively on comparative political economy and East Asian development. Professor Cheng was also Director of Pacific Asia Program, Chair of East Asian Studies Program (both at William and Mary), and Editor-in-Chief of the American Asian Review, a major refereed quarterly on Asian affairs. He is the founding editor of the Taiwan Journal of Democracy. His most recent publication dwells on China's Exchange Rate Policy and Foreign Exchange Reserves (Journal of Post-Keynesian Economics, 2013).

[[ywong,Eva Wong]]