This timely and provocative workshop involved 10 paper presentations and intensive discussions, attracting a multinational audience from Australia, Hong Kong, the People’s Republic of China, the United Kingdom, and the United States as well as distinguished representatives from the Hong Kong Consulates of Japan and the Russian Federation.
The ACPS APSA related group panel, entitled “Chinese Traditions in International Relations,” provided an opportunity to satiate the rising interest abroad and in China in Chinese traditional concepts and practices in international relations.
The 18th Chinese Communist Party Congress scheduled around October 2012 is expected to finalize the ongoing leadership transition and a new growth model that had been debated upon was announced at the National People’s Congress meeting in March 2011. Our panel hopes to address some important questions about these two related major events that would affect China’s future political and economic development and the global political economy. Below are examples of the kind of questions that will help shed light on contemporary Chinese political economy.
Between October 21-October 23, the United States (US) Association of Chinese Political Studies (ACPS) and the Institute of International Relations, China Foreign Affairs University (CFAU), held an international conference entitled “China’s Accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) 10 Years Later: China and the International System” at the Fragrant Hills Empark Hotel, Beijing, China.