2006 Camden Conference (new)

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China on the World Stage

February 24-26, 2006

The 19th annual Camden ConferenceChina on the World Stagetook place February 24-26, 2006. The Conference examined China’s emerging place in the world, assessing challenges and opportunities in U.S. – China relations, highlighting key questions to address and the prospects for success in discovering the right answers in a timely fashion.

2006 Conference Poster
Conference Highlights (PDF)

Conference Highlights

Conference Video Archives

China and the United States: Joined at the Hip

James R. Lilley

Former U.S. Ambassador to China and Korea, Former Director of The American Institute in Taiwan

China Transformed?
Some Historical Perspectives
on Chinese Society

Michael Tsin

Associate Professor of History and International Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Economic Growing Pains

Philip H. Brown

Assistant Professor of Economics, Colby College

Faustian Bargains

John Pomfret

Former Beijing Bureau Chief, The Washington Post

Enthusiasm vs. Realism: America’s businesses are trying hard to get it right in China

Robert A. Kapp

Former President, U.S.-China Business Council

The Rise of China: Testing a Charm Offensive

Elizabeth C. Economy

Senior Fellow and Director, Asia Studies

China’s Role in Asia and Beyond

David Shambaugh

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, and Director of China Policy Program, George Washington University

Who’s Threatening Whom?: Decoding China’s Intentions

Suisheng Zhao

Associate Professor at Graduate School of International Studies, and Executive Director, Center for China-U.S. Cooperation, University of Denver

Food and Fright: A military insider shares his perspective on US-China strategies

Michael Pillsbury

Consultant to the Office of the Secretary of Defense

Concluding Panel Discussion

Conference Photo Gallery