Tuesday, February 2, 2010

China on the agenda

THE DRAGON’S GIFT: THE REAL STORY OF CHINA IN AFRICA. 2/2, 4:00-6:00pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Africa Program and Freeman Chair in China Studies, CSIS. Speakers: Dr. Deborah Bräutigam, International Development Program American University's School of International Service; Dr. Ernest Aryeetey, Senior Fellow & Director, Africa Growth Initiative, Brookings; Dr. Harry G. Broadman, Managing Director, Albright Stonebridge Group, Chief Economist, Albright Capital Management. Location: CSIS, 1800 K Street, NW, B-1 Conference Center.

CHINA'S ECONOMIC RISE: THE IMPACT ON LATIN AMERICA. 2/2, 2:00-3:30pm, Washington, DC. Sponsors: Intern-American Dialogue, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP). Speakers: Michael Pettis, Professor, Peking University and Senior Associate, CEIP; Daniel Lederman, Senior Economist, World Bank; Eduardo Lora, Chief Economist and General Manager, Research Department, Inter-American Development Bank. Location: 1211 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 510.

CHINA'S SOUTHEAST ASIA ACTIVITIES. 2/4, 8:45am, Washington, DC. Sponsor: U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. Witnesses: TBA. Location: 562 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg.

THE FUTURE OF THE U.S.-TAIWAN ECONOMIC RELATIONSHIP. 2/5, 10:00am-Noon, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Heritage Foundation. Speakers: Hon. Lincoln Diaz-Balart (R-FL); Dr. Chao-shiuan Liu, Senior Advisor to the President and former Premier of Taiwan; Rupert Hammond-Chambers, President, U.S.-Taiwan Business Council; Dr. Merritt T. Cooke, Founder, GC3 Strategy, Inc.; Dr. Vincent Wang, Associate Professor and Chair of Political Science, University of Richmond; Dr. Derek Scissors, Research Fellow in Asia Economics, Heritage Foundation. Location: Allison Auditorium, 214 Massachusetts Ave NE.

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