For more context, background and additional information on the subject and themes of the conference, please refer to the following list of articles, authored by a selection of our panelists. Click the article title to access the article, or the [+] to view the abstract.
- Readings for Keynote
- Mann, James. About Face: A History of America's Curious Relationship with China, from Nixon to Clinton. New York: Knopf, 1999.
- Mann, James. “Behold China: Repressive at Home. Aggressive Abroad. Driving Obama Nuts.” The New Republic. 17 March 2010.
- Mann, James. Interview. “The China Fantasy.” World Affairs Council of Northern California. San Francisco, CA. 1 January 2008.
- Mann, James. “Chinese Dreams: Why is Kissinger so Reverential and Nostalgic About China?” Slate. 30 May 2011.
- Solomon, Richard. “Enabling the Rise of the Dragon: The Challenge of Managing US-China Relations.” United States Institute of Peace, Washington, DC. 15 November 2011. 10th Annual Holdridge Memorial Lecture.
- Solomon, Richard. “Managing the Great Asian Transformation: Challenges and Opportunities in U.S.-China Relations.” United States Institute of Peace, Washington, DC. 3 June 2004. Keynote Address at the U.S.-China Business Council Gala Dinner.
- Solomon, Richard. Interview by Harry Kreisler. Conversations with History. “Negotiating Behavior.” University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA. 24 February 2011. Taped Interview.
- Solomon, Richard. “U.S.-China Relations Since the Onset of Normalization: A Relationship in Search of a Rationale.” Santa Monica: RAND Corporation, 1984.
- Readings + Videos for Panel I
- Jian, Chen. The China Challenge in the 21st Century: Implications for US Foreign Policy (Washington, DC: US Institute of Peace, 1998).
- Jian, Chen. Chinese Communist Foreign Policy and the Cold War in Asia: New Documentary Evidence, 1944-1950. Co-edited with Zhang Shuguang (Chicago: Imprint Publications, 1996).
- Jian, Chen. Documentary Transcript: History Declassified - Nixon in China. Council on Foreign Relations. 21 March 2005.
- Jian, Chen. Mao's China and the Cold War (Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 2001).
- Naftali, Timothy. Interview with Pat Morrison: Nixon’s checker. LA Times. 2 April 2011 http://articles.latimes.com/2011/apr/02/opinion/la-oe-morrison-naftali-040111
- Strauss, Julia C. "Creating 'Virtuous and Talented' Officials for the Twentieth Century: Discourse and Practice in Xinzheng China." Modern Asian Studies, 37.4 (2003): 831-850.
- Strauss, Julia C. ed. The History of the PRC (1949-1976). . UK: Cambridge University Press, 2007.
- Strauss, Julia C. Strong Institutions in Weak Polities: State Building in Republican China, 1927-1940. UK: Oxford University Press, 1998.
- Yan, Yunxiang. The Flow of Gifts: Reciprocity and Social Networks in a Chinese Village. Stanford, CA: Stanford UP, 1996.
- Yan, Yunxiang. The Individualization of Chinese Society. Oxford: Berg, 2010.
- Yan, Yunxiang. Private Life under Socialism: Love, Intimacy, and Family Change in a Chinese Village, 1949-1999. Stanford, CA: Stanford UP, 2003.
- VIDEO: Richard Baum talks about his most recent book, China Watcher: Confessions of a Peking Tom.. UCLA Spotlight. 12 April 2010.
- Readings + Videos for Panel II
- Pei, Minxin. “China's Governance Crisis." Foreign Affairs. Council on Foreign Relations, September/October 2002.
- Pei, Minxin. China's Trapped Transition: The Limits of Developmental Autocracy. Harvard University Press, 2006.
- Pei, Minxin. From Reform to Revolution: The Demise of Communism in China and the Soviet Union. Harvard University Press. 1994.
- Pei, Minxin. “Great Party, but Where's the Communism?” The New York Times, June 30, 2011.
- Pei, Minxin. “Will the Chinese Communist Party Survive the Crisis? How Beijing's Shrinking Economy May Threaten One-Party Rule." Foreign Affairs. Council on Foreign Relations, March 2009.
- Shirk, Susan. China: Fragile Superpower: How China's Internal Politics Could Derail Its Peaceful Rise. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007.
- Shirk, Susan. How China Opened Its Door: The Political Success of the PRC's Foreign Trade and Investment Reform. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institute Press, 1994.
- Shirk, Susan.“The Legacy of Tiananmen for Chinese Politics.” Huffington Post, June 3, 2009.
- Shirk, Susan. The Political Logic of Economic Reform in China. Los Angeles, California. University of California Press: 1993.
- VIDEO: National Committee on United States – China Relations: “Changing Media, Changing China”
- VIDEO: UC/Princeton Discussion: “China, Fragile Superpower”
- VIDEO: UC San Diego: “Conversations with History”
- VIDEO: PBS Newshour: “Will US – China Talks Reset Tone in a Competitive Relationship?”