Saturday, July 9th, 2011, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon
3744, Jean-Brillant Street, room 580-32 (5th floor)
This seminar will examine international relations between China and the United States from the perspective of each country’s evolving internal policies. Particular attention will be paid to economic problems that exist between the two countries.
Loïc Tassé is a political scientist and expert on China and Asia. He spent four years in China at the Beijing Languages Institute and as a visiting scholar at the School of Economics of Peking University. He was a researcher at the Raoul-Dandurand Chair in Diplomatic and Strategic Studies and taught for many years at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM) and Concordia University. He was head of the culture, communications and television section of the Quebec-China Mission of 1997 and parliamentary assistant to the minister of environment of Canada. Frequently called upon by the media to comment on and analyze current events in China and Asia, Loïc Tassé teaches at the Royal Military College of Canada (Kingston) and at the Université de Montréal.
Zhiming Chen has studied in Beijing University, Tokyo University, and Yale University. He is now Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Montreal. His interests include Chinese politics and foreign policy, Asian and global security, theories of international relations, grand strategy, game theory and quantitative methods, etc. He was trained in Chinese fine arts and has a passion for languages: Cantonese, Mandarin, English, Spanish, Japanese, Arabic, French, and is now studying German. He appears regularly in major media.
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