March 4, 2012

2011 ACPS APSA related group panel report

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.

January 4, 2012

2012 ACPS-American Political Science Association Related Group panel Call for papers

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.

December 19, 2011

Report on the ACPS-China Foreign Affairs University October 2011 International Conference

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.


September 9, 2011

ACPS announces winner of 2011 ACPS-KCL (London) Best Graduate Student Paper Award

Mr. Sebastian Biba, a doctoral student at National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, has won the best graduate student paper award for his paper "Examining China's International Hydro-politics: Desecuritization as the Leading Concept" which was presented at the Association of Chinese Political Studies ( and King's College London international symposium and ACPS 24th annual meeting this summer in London.
March 28, 2011

CFP: International Conference on EU-US-China Relations

Several decades ago, when Japan was a rising power in Asia, people talked about the EU-US-Japan Triad. The international situation is changing so rapidly in the 21st century that China is now regarded as an emerging power whose rise will have a huge impact on international relations. Indicated in its title, the conference focuses on the latest changes in the world and examines how important the interactions between the EU, the US and China are to the future of global governance.