The Change in Chinese Foreign Policy under Xi Jinping

By Hao Yufan

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:00 to 11:30

The G20 Summit, held on 4 and 5 September 2016 in Hangzhou once more drew worldwide attention to China. As an emerging world power, China’s growing economy and increased productivity have contributed to its ascendancy as a major player in international affairs. While international scholars – in particular Western scholars – have attempted to explain Chinese foreign policy using historical or theoretical evidence, research from a Chinese perspective has been less often. This lecture by Professor Hao Yufan will examine the unique challenges China faces as it adapts to a role as a major world power, and analyse how China’s international relationships may shape the global landscape of the twenty-first century, especially after President Xi Jinping took power in 2013.

About the speaker:

Professor HAO Yufan is the Dean of Faculty of Social Sciences and Chair Professor of Political Science at University of Macau and is an internationally known expert in International Relations. Professor Hao obtained his MA and PhD from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, Washington DC in 1984 and 1989 respectively. From 1988 to 1989, he was a McArthur Fellow at Harvard University Center for International Affairs. From 1990 to 2005, Professor Hao Yufan taught at Colgate University, the last two years holding the endowed Chair of Robert Hung Ngai Ho Professor of Asian Studies. In 2005, Professor Hao Yufan became the Dean of Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities at University of Macau. Over the last 20 years, Professor Hao has been a visiting professor and scholar at a number of universities, including Beijing Normal University, Peking University, Tsinghua University, Renmin University of China, Fudan University, Shanghai University of International Studies, Beijing Foreign Affair University, Sun Yat-sen University, Johns Hopkins Nanjing Center, Keio University and the Brookings Institution. Professor Hao has written and edited 29 books and monographs and authored more than 50 journal articles and chapters in books on Chinese politics, Chinese foreign relations, U.S.-China relations, Macao Studies, publishing in such journals as Asian Survey, Asian Perspective, Journal of Democracy, Journal of Contemporary China, the China Quarterly, Issues and Studies and Chinese Social Science Quarterly. Profesor Hao is a regular contributor to China Newsweek, Global Times, Caijing Magazine and Nanfeng Chuang in China.

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