Strategic Thinking about Regionalism in Northeast Asia: China, Japan, South Korea, and Russia in 2005
A talk by Gilbert Rozman
Thursday, March 02, 2006
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
10383 Bunche Hall
Professor Gilbert Rozman is a principal figure in the Princeton Project on Strategic Asia, which is leading to five books. The first two, on Strategic Thinking in Russia toward Asia and Strategic Thinking in Japan toward Asia, have been completed. The third, on Strategic Thinking in the Other Four toward the Korean Nuclear Crisis, is near completion. The fourth, on Korean Strategic Thinking toward Asia, is heading toward two conferences in June and October, 2006, and a year-long workshop at Princeton University next year. The fifth and final book, Chinese Strategic Thinking toward Asia, is planned for the future.
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Gilbert Rozman (Ph.D., Princeton, 1971), Musgrave Professor of Sociology at Princeton University, specializes in comparisons and relations in Northeast Asia, including China, Japan, and Russia. In the year 2000-01, he began to add Korea to this mix. He compares the historical development of these countries, their recent-day societies, their search for national identities, and their strategies for international relations. He is the author of, among others, Northeast Asia's Stunted Regionalism: Bilateral Distrust in the Shadow of Globalization (Cambridge, 2004), Japan's Response to the Gorbachev Era, 1985-1991: A Rising Superpower Views a Declining One (Princeton, 1992), The Chinese Debate about Soviet Socialism, 1978-1985 (Princeton, 1987), A Mirror for Socialism: Soviet Criticisms of China (Princeton, 1985), The Modernization of China (Replica Books, 1982), Urban Networks in Russia, 1750-1800, and Premodern Periodization (Princeton, 1976), and Urban Networks in Ching China and Tokugawa Japan (Princeton, 1974), and the editor or co-editor of, among others, Korea at the Center: Dynamics of Regionalism in Northeast Asia (M.E. Sharpe, 2005), Japan and Russia: The Tortuous Path to Normalization, 1949-1999 (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2000), Russia and East Asia: The 21st Century Security Environment (M.E. Sharpe, 1988), The East Asian Region: Confucian Heritage and Its Modern Adaptation (Princeton, 1991), Japan in Transition: From Tokugawa to Meiji (Princeton, 1988), and Soviet Studies of Premodern China: Assessments of Recent Scholarship (Michigan, 1984).
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