Past Events

  • Xi and His China: The Third Revolution?
    Elizabeth Economy, CV Starr Senior Fellow and Director for Asia Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

  • Troubled Waters? The South China Sea in Focus
    Vice Admiral Andrew Lewis, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Operations, Plans, and Strategy, US Navy; Oriana Skylar Mastro, Assistant Professor of Security Studies, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University; Gregory Poling, Director, Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative, and Fellow, Southeast Asia Program, CSIS

  • One Belt, One Road - And China's Global Ambitions
    Guo Wanda, Executive Vice President, China Development Institute

  • The Trap: China and the US Map Their Future
    Graham Allison, Douglas Dillon Professor of Government, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

  • Easternization
    Gideon Rachman, Chief Foreign Affairs Columnist, Financial Times

  • China's Global Ambitions: Past, Present and Future
    Howard W. French, Journalist; Author; Photographer; Associate Professor, Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University

  • One China 101: Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Trump's Gambit
    Richard C. Bush, Senior Fellow, John L. Thornton China Center; Director, Center for East Asia Policy Studies, Brookings Institution; Dali L. Yang, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Chicago Council on Global Affairs; Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Chicago

  • CANCELLED - Beyond the Silk Road: China's Global Economic Ambitions
    Kurt M. Campbell, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Asia Group; Former Assistant Secretary of State, East Asian and Pacific Affairs

  • How Should the Next American President Deal with China?
    Jeffrey A. Bader, Former Senior Director for Asia, National Security Council, Barack Obama Administration; Dennis Wilder, Former Senior Director for Asia, National Security Council, George W. Bush Administration

  • The US Presidential Election & China's Leadership Transition
    Cheng Li, Director, John L. Thornton China Center, The Brookings Institution; Director, National Committee on US-China Relations

  • Dragonomics: What Everyone Needs to Know About China's Economy
    Arthur Kroeber, Managing Director, Gavekal Dragonomics; Nonresident Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Brookings-Tsinghua Center

  • Unmade in China
    Jeremy Haft, Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University; CEO, SafeSource Trading; ​Robert A. Livingston, President and CEO, Dover Corporation

  • China's Environmental Future
    Ruoying Chen, Associate Professor, Peking University Law School; Mark Templeton, Associate Clinical Professor of Law; Director, Abrams Environmental Law Clinic, University of Chicago Law School; Lan Xue, Professor and Dean, School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University; Dali L. Yang, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Asia

  • China's Foreign Policy: The Xi Era
    Isaac Stone Fish, Asia Editor, Foreign Policy

  • When China Shifts: Devaluations, Markets, and Industry
    John Box, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP; John Frisbie, President, The US-China Business Council; Dali Yang, William Claude Reavis Professor in the Department of Political Science, The University of Chicago

  • Beyond Containment: Shaping China's Rise
    Thomas J. Christensen, Professor, Politics and International Affairs; Director of the Princeton-Harvard China & the World Program, Princeton University

  • The US and ASEAN: Economy, Trade, and Regional Dynamism
    The Honorable Robert O. Blake, Jr., United States Ambassador to Indonesia; The Honorable Philip S. Goldberg, United States Ambassador to the Philippines ; The Honorable Ted Osius, United States Ambassador to Vietnam; The Honorable Joseph Y. Yun, United States Ambassador to Malaysia

  • Beijing Drama: Xi Jinping's Anti-Corruption Drive and the Future of Chinese Politics
    Minxin Pei, Tom and Margot Pritzker ‘72 Professor of Government and Director of the Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies

  • Markets Over Mao: The Rise of China's Private Sector
    Nicholas Lardy, Anthony M. Solomon Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics

  • Feeding China
    Damien Ma, Fellow, The Paulson Institute; David Nelson, Former Global Strategist, Rabobank; William S. Niebur, Vice President and General Manager, DuPont Pioneer China

  • The Forbidden Game: Golf and the Chinese Dream
    Dan Washburn, Managing Editor, The Asia Society

  • The Chinese Economy: Road to Reform?
    Stephen Chipman, Chief Executive Officer, Grant Thornton LLP; John Frisbie, President, The US-China Business Council; Adolfo Laurenti, Chief International Economist, Mesirow Financial


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