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

Shanghai – ‘Mutual Asian Leaders? Fresh Perspectives on U.S.-China Relations in Asia’ with Professor Shen Dingli of Fudan University and Kenneth Jarrett, former U.S. Consul General in Shanghai. Held in conjunction with the Hopkins China Forum.

Shen Dingli is a Professor of International Relations at Fudan University. He is Executive Dean of Fudan University’s Institute of International Studies, and Director of the Center for American Studies. Dr. Shen is also the Vice President of the Chinese