On Monday, September 23, 2013, the Asan Institute for Policy Studies held the 9th Asan China Inji Lecture (峨山中國仁智講座) with Ren Xiao, Professor of international politics at the Institute of International Studies (IIS), Fudan University.
In a presentation titled, “China and the Korean Peninsula,” Professor Ren discussed China’s foreign policy towards Northeast Asia and developments in China-North Korea relations. He also explored opportunities to strengthen South Korea-China relations. Following the presentation, Professor Choo Jaewoo of Kyung Hee University and Professor Joo Jang-Hwan of Hanshin University served as discussants.
Dr. Ren Xiao, until recently First Secretary at the Chinese Embassy in Japan, is currently a professor of international politics at the Institute of International Studies (IIS), Fudan University, Shanghai, China, and Director of the Center for Chinese Foreign Policy Studies at IIS. Previously he was Senior Fellow and Director of the Asia Pacific Studies Department, Shanghai Institute for International Studies (SIIS). Before joining SIIS in 2002, he taught at Fudan University Department of International Politics from 1992 to 2002 as lecturer (1992-96), associate professor (1996-2001) and professor (2001-02). His research concentrates on theory of international politics, international relations of the Asia-Pacific, Northeast Asian security, and Chinese foreign policy.
Date / Time: Monday, September 23, 2013, 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Venue: Conference Room (2F), The Asan Institute for Policy Studies