2019 Camden Conference

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Is This China’s Century?

February 22-24, 2019

The 32nd annual Camden Conference which took place on February 22-24, 2019,  asked the question,”Is This China’s Century?” Our ten speakers explored China as it emerges as a major global power, facing complex challenges in its domestic economic, social, environmental, and political affairs, as well as in its relations with Asian neighbors, the United States, and the broader international community

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What Will China Be Like as a Great Power?

Martin Jacques

Senior Fellow, Cambridge University; Visiting Professor, Tsinghua and Fudon Universities

How the West (and Beijing) Got China Wrong

Yuen Yuen Ang

Associate Professor Political Science, University of Michigan

Is the China Model Sustainable?

Yasheng Huang

International Program Professor in Chinese Economy and Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

China’s Rise from Imitation to Innovation

George S. Yip

Professor of Marketing and Strategy, Imperial College Business School, London

What Makes China’s Tech Tick?

Kaiser Kuo

Host, Sinica Podcast; Editor-at-Large, SupChina.com

Building a Community of Common Destiny with China’s Neighbors

Wu Xinbo

Professor and Dean, Institute of International Studies; Director, Center for American Studies, Fudan University (Shanghai)

Japan’s View of China’s Rise and the Prospect of Japan-China Relations

Yuki Tatsumi

Co-Director, East Asia Program & Director, Japan Program, The Stimson Center

China’s Role in the Global Environment

Ma Jun

Director, Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs (Beijing)

The Xi Vision

Elizabeth Economy

C. V. Starr Senior Fellow & Director for Asia Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

U. S.-China Relations: A New Era in Need of New Ideas

Robert Daly

Director, Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, Woodrow Wilson Center 

Saturday Morning Panel


Saturday Afternoon Panel


Sunday Morning Panel


Concluding Panel


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