Shanghai – ‘Western Media Bias about China?’ with Professor Liu Kang of Duke University and Jiaotong University, and David Barboza of The New York Times. Held in conjunction with the Hopkins China Forum.

Liu Kang is a Professor of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at Duke University, and Dean of the Arts and Humanities at Shanghai Jiaotong University. Liu is best-known for his bestselling 1996 book Demonizing China (妖魔化中国的背

Beijing – ‘Global Battle for Economic Ideas: The US, Europe and coordination within the G20’ with Professor Matthias Matthijs of John Hopkins University, Professor Xinning Song of Renmin University, and Raffaello Pantucci of Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences. Held in conjunction with the Hopkins China Forum.

Professor Matthias is an Assistant Professor at the School of International Studies at American University and a Lecturer at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). He is a former consultant with the Foreign Investment Advisory Service of

Beijing – ‘China and DPRK: The Risks of War in the Yellow Sea’ with Stephanie Kleine-Ahlbrandt, International Crisis Group.

Stephanie Kleine-Ahlbrandt is Northeast Asia Project Director and China Advisor, International Crisis Group. Stephanie’s areas of expertise include the international politics of East Asia, China’s foreign policy, US-China relations, and Sub-Saharan Africa. From 2006-2007, she was an International Affairs Fellow