China and the American Election

November 2, 2012

China has been a hot topic in the current election season. This roundtable discussion will explore the broader context behind these sound bites, including Chinese investment and trade practices, American attitudes toward China, electoral considerations and campaign dynamics, and implications for U.S.-China relations.

PANELISTS - Erika Franklin Fowler (Director, Wesleyan Media Project; and Assistant Professor of Government, Wesleyan University), Stephen Roach (Senior Fellow, Jackson Institute for Global Affairs; and Senior Lecturer, School of Management, Yale University) and Jeremy S. Wu (Member, Committee of 100; and former Senior Advisor, U.S. Census Bureau)

MODERATOR - Jessica Chen Weiss (Assistant Professor of Political Science; and Research Fellow, MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies, Yale University)

**This event was originally scheduled for Monday, October 29, 2012, as part of the CHINA Town Hall programming of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, which featured a webcast conversation with Gary F. Locke, U.S. Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China. The local Yale event was canceled due to the inclement weather.  For more information on the October 29th webcast, please visit CHINA Town Hall is a national day of programming on China involving 50 cities throughout the United States.**

Sponsored by the Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University (w/ National Resource Center Title VI Grant support from the U.S. Department of Education) & the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations (with support from the Starr Foundation)