“Domestic Politics and US-China Relations”

Sino-American Security Dialogue (SASD) Annual Retreat

Columbus, Ohio, 4-7 June 2004

 

Detailed Schedule

Friday, 4 June

Participants arrive: Hampton Inn and Suites (501 N. High St., Columbus OH 43215; 614/559-2000 fax -2001)

7 PM: Opening Banquet at STRADA (106 W. Vine, 614/228-8244) (toasts by Rick Herrmann and Wu Xinbo)

 

Saturday, 5 June

Continental Breakfast at hotel

8:00 AM: Meet in lobby for transportation to Mershon.

 

8:30 AM: Opening Session (moderators Tang Shiping and Peter Gries)

Getting reacquainted

 

8:45-10: Session 1 (moderators Rick Herrmann and Ted Hopf)

Domestic Politics and Foreign Policy: Structural and Ideational Variables

Paper: Krasner

 

Break

 

10:15 AM-12:00 Session 2 (moderators Jeremie Waterman and Jin Canrong)

Structures: Domestic politics and the making of US China Policy

A.     (moderator Jin) Chinese participants discuss (Americans listen only)

B.     (moderator Waterman) Entire group discuss

Paper: Liu

 

Lunch 12-1.00 at Mershon

 

1:00-3:30 PM: Session 3 (moderators Evan Feigenbaum and Ruan Zongze)

Structures: Domestic politics and the making of China’s US Policy

A.     (moderator Feigenbaum) American participants discuss readings and topic (Chinese listen only)

B.     (moderator Ruan) Entire group discuss

Paper: Yu

 

Afternoon: Beer, Relax, or Hiking

 

6.30 PM: Dinner at Lemon Grass (641 N High St.; 614/224-1414)

Evening Entertainment: Gallery Hop along High Street in Short North

 

Sunday, 6 June

            Continental Breakfast at hotel

 

8 AM: Meet in lobby for transportation to Mershon.

 

8:30-10:15 AM: Session 4 (moderators Yuan Peng and Shelley Rigger)

Ideas: Liberalism, Hegemonism and US China Policy

A. (moderator Yuan) Chinese participants discuss readings and topic (Americans listen)

B. (moderator Rigger) Entire group discuss

Paper: Wang

 

Break

 

10:30 AM: Session 5 (moderators Zhu Feng and Allen Carleson)       

Ideas: Communism, Nationalism, and China’s US Policy

A. (moderator Carleson) American participants discuss readings and topic (Chinese listen only)

B. (moderator Zhu) Entire group discuss

Paper: Gries

 

Lunch 12-1.00 at Mershon

 

1-2:20 PM: Session 6 (moderators Tom Christensen and Jia Qingguo)

Political Cycles and Generation Change in the US and China: Implications for

US-China Relations

 

Break

 

2:40-4 PM: Session 7 (moderators Wang Yiwei and Evan Medeiros)

The domestic-foreign linkage in US and Chinese foreign relations, Policy Recs, and SASD 2005 Shanghai

    

Late Afternoon: Free

 

6:30 PM: Closing Dinner at Ted's Montana Grill

 

Monday, 7 June

Continental Breakfast at hotel

Check out, transportation to Airport