Foreign Policy Research Institute A Nation Must Think Before it Acts United States – China Economic Competition In The Global South


United States – China Economic Competition In The Global South

September 26, 2023 | 9:30 am to 10:30 am | Asia Program

About the Event

The Fall 2023 edition of Orbis is a special issue on China and its overseas influence and economic activities.

Four of the authors are joining Dr. Jacques deLisle to discuss their respective articles and what their research means for the future of the Belt and Road Initiative and US foreign policy in the Global South.

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Jean-Pierre Cabestan

Jean-Pierre Cabestan - Jean-Pierre Cabestan is an Emeritus Senior Researcher at the French National Centre for Scientific Research and Emeritus Professor at Hong Kong Baptist University.

Dr. Maria Adele Carrai

Dr. Maria Adele Carrai - Dr. Maria Adele Carrai is an Assistant Professor of Global China Studies at NYU Shanghai. Her research explores the history of international law in East Asia and investigates how China’s rise as a global power shapes norms and redefines the international distribution of power.

Dr. Tian He

Dr. Tian He - Tian He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of International Studies at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University.

Dalton Lin

Dalton Lin - Dr. Dalton Lin is an assistant professor at the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology. Before joining Georgia Tech, he was a research associate with the Princeton–Harvard China and the World Program.

Jacques deLisle

Jacques deLisle - Jacques deLisle is the Chair of the Asia Program at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. He is also the Stephen A. Cozen Professor of Law, Professor of Political Science, and Director of the Center for the Study of Contemporary China at the University of Pennsylvania.