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The Effects of Domestic Politics on Sino-U.S Relations

China and the United States are two of the largest global powers and heavily influence current world affairs, and it is essential to understand how their respective domestic politics affect the Sino-U.S. relationship. In this lecture, political science and international relations professor Qiu Huafei of Tongji University in Shanghai provides an in-depth analysis of major issues regarding Sino-U.S. relations, including China"s relations with Southeast Asia and the United States' Asia-Pacific policies.

Qui"s discussion will address how domestic factors shape China"s and the United States" foreign policies; major factors of domestic politics, such as national interests, election systems, partisan politics, interest groups, public opinion and patriotism; and the future of the Sino-U.S. relationship.

Speaker Steven Lewis

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Wed, Aug. 22, 2012
4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
(GMT-0500) America/Chicago