|The world''''s largest economies border the Pacific, but territorial claims, trade disputes, military moves, and other issues have many worried. Please join us on for a discussion of the policies and practices of key actors, how those are perceived, and the current and potential role of multilateral organizations in reducing tension, mediating disputes and promoting stability. A keynote address by Taiwan's former Defense Minister Andrew Yang opens our discussion. |
02/07/2014 - The Asia Pacific in 2014: Rebalancing, Cross-strait Ties, and Regional Economic Integration
Annenberg School of Communications and Journalism, ASC 204, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089
Time: 9:30 - 1:00PM (lunch included)
Free, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.
9:30am Welcoming Remarks
9:45am Keynote Address - Andrew Yang
11:00am Roundtable Discussion
Saori Katada, USC
Vincent Wang, University of Richmond
Stanley Rosen, USC
Etel Solingen, UC Irvine
Moderated by Clayton Dube, USC
Andrew Yang 楊念祖
A veteran Taiwan defense strategist, Mr. Yang served as Minister and Deputy Minister of National Defense from 2009 to 2013. Prior to this he taught at National Sun Yatsen University and worked at research centers there and in Taipei. Prior to his appointment as deputy minister of defense, Mr. Yang served as an advisor to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Mainland Affairs Council, and the Ministry of National Defense. An influential thinker, Mr. Yang was educated at Fu-jen University and at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Andrew Yang was interviewed for the second part of The Thaw, the USC U.S.-China Institute''''s documentary on cross-straits relations.