Chinese Studies in Motion: Local Experiences in Global Perspective

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Chinese Studies in Motion: Local Experiences in Global Perspective 
A Conference in Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the China Research Center 

Time: Saturday, December 11, 2021 

Venue: President’s Suites C & D, The Bill Moore Student Success Center, Georgia Institute of Technology, 225 North Avenue NW, Atlanta, GA 30332 

Parking: Parking is available at Georgia Tech's visitors' parking lot on North Avenue across the street, about two mins. of walking distance to the meeting venue, and the Center will pay for it. 


12:30 Coffee and Social  

1:00-1:30 Business meeting 

1:30-2:45 Panel on COVID-19 

  • Chair: James R. Schiffman (Georgia College & State University) 
  • Eri Saikawa (Emory), “What COVID taught us about air quality management in China”
  • Rongbin Han (UGA), “The Covid-19 and Popular Regime Support” or “China's information strategy on Covid-19” 
  • Zhuo Adam Chen (UGA), “China’s Health Diplomacy: Before and After COVID-19 Pandemic” 
  • Discussant: James R. Schiffman (Georgia College & State University)   

2:45-3:00 Coffee break

3:00-4:15 Panel on US-China Relations 

  • Chair: John Garver (GT) 
  • Yawei Liu (Carter Center), “Are Time and Momentum on China’s Side? —The Global Ramification of US-China Competition” 
  • Dalton Lin (GT), "The Cross-Taiwan Strait Common Aversions Game" 
  • John Givens (Kennesaw State University), “Panda Huggers, Dragon Slayers, and the American Ostrich: Why does the US prefer bluster over engaging or countering China?” 
  • Discussant: Fei-ling Wang (GT)  

4:15-4:30 Coffee break 

4:30-5:10 Works in Process  

  • Maria Repnikova (Georgia State), “The Fragmented Spectacle of Chinese Soft Power in Africa” 
  • Weirong Guo and Weihua An (Emory University), “Whom to Trust, State or Society? The Differentiated Trust in Contemporary China” 


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  • Created By:dminardi3
  • Created:12/07/2021
  • Modified By:dminardi3
  • Modified:12/07/2021


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