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Global Forum of Chinese Political Scientists

As an affiliated organization of the American Political Science Association (APSA), GFCPS sponsor panels for the annual meetings of the APSA since 1992 (formally known as Conference Group on China Studies). Details of panels each year can be referred below:

2012:

"Representation and Renewal", August 30 - September 02, New Orleans, LA, U.S.

Panel(s):

  • "New Challenges in China's Foreign Policies"
    • Papers:
      • "China and the Developing World: A Relationship of Neo-Colonialism", Chung-chian Teng, National Cheng-chi University, Taiwan
      • "China and the WTO: From Rule Taker to Rule Maker", Yeh-chung Lu, National Chengchi University, Taiwan
      • "China and the South China Sea: Conflict or Cooperation in an Interdependent Global Community", Dennis Hickey, Missouri State University, U.S.
      • "Domestic Constraints of the Rise of China's Public Diplomacy", Wang Yiwei, Shanghai Tongji University, China
    • Chair and/or Discussant(s):
      • Brantly Womack, University of Virgina, U.S.
      • Fei-ling Wang, Georgia Tech Institute, U.S.
  • "Recent Trends of Quantitative Research in Authoritarian China"
    • Papers:
      • "The Politics of Social Spending in China: The Role of Career Incentives", Derek Tai-wei Liu, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, China
      • "Alternative Framing: The Political Effects of the Internet in China", Min Tang, Narisong Huhe and Jie Chen, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, China
      • "Regime Support in Urban China", Yang Zhong and Yongguo Chen, University of Tennessee, U.S.
      • "Good Governance Through Taxation: Business Politics in Authoritarian China", Changdong Zhang, Shanghai Jiaotong Univerisity, China
      • "Political Connection, Credit Rating and Bank Loans in Reform-era Chinese Private Sector", Hongxing Yang, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, China
    • Chair and/or Discussant(s):
      • Emerson Niou, Duke University, U.S.

2011:

"The Politics of Rights", September 01 - 04, Seattle, WA, U.S.

Panel(s):

  • "Political Development Under an Authoritarian Regime: Findings from Recent Survey Research in China"
    • Papers:
      • "Social Trust and Local Governance in Rural China", Jie Chen and Narisong Huhe, Old Dominion University, U.S.
      • "Measuring Political Trust in China: Reflections on Surveys in the Two Decades", Lianjiang Li, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
      • "National Identity and Democratic Values of Chinese College Students", Chunlong Lu, China University of Political Science and Law, China
      • "Why is the Central State More Persuasive? The effects of Public Service Announcements on Political Trust and Satisfaction in Urban China", Daniela Stockmann, Ashaley Esarey and Jie Zhang, Leiden University, Neitherlands
      • "Effects of Third-Party Presence on Survey Responses: The Chinese Case", Wenfang Tang and Liying Ren, University of Iowa, U.S.
    • Chair and/or Discussant(s):
      • M. Kent Jennings, University of California, Santa barbara, U.S.
  • "Dynamics in Cross-Strait Relations: Taiwan, China and the Asia-Pacific Stability"
    • Papers:
      • "The Moral and Institutional Basis of Cross-Taiwan Strait Political Reconciliation", Jacques de Lisle, University of Pennsylvania Law School, U.S.
      • "Butter versus Guns: Economic Interdependence and the Cross-Strait Relations", Chung-chian Teng and Yeh-chung Lu, National Cheng-chi University, Taiwan
      • "Diplomatic Beneficial Cycles and Political Reconciliation: The Case of Cross-Taiwan Strait Relations", Kwei-Bo Huang, National Cheng-chi University
      • "The Internal-External Nexus in the Cross-Taiwan Strait Relations", John Fun-sheng Hsieh, University of South Carolina, U.S.
      • "Electoral Reform, Issue Cleavages and the Consolidation of a Two-Party System in Taiwan", Shelley Rigger, Davidson College, U.S.
    • Chair and/or Discussant(s):
      • Anard A. Yang, University of Washington at Seattle, U.S.
  • "Rights and Responsibility of a Rising China"
    • Papers:
      • "Status and Responsibility: China Reconsiders its International Role", Deng Yong, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S.
      • "Can China Be a Benign Hegemony", Wang Jianwei, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, U.S.
      • "The Internal Challenge to the making of China's Diplomatic Strategy", Yunfan Hao, University of Macau, Macau
      • "Critical Energy and Climate Issues in Local and Global Perspectives: Cases from China and the United States", P. Brian Fisher and Guoli Liu, College of Charleston, U.S.
      • "Why Does China Reject the International Criminal Court? China's Dilemma in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Regimes", Jing Tao, Cornell University, U.S.
    • Chair and/or Discussant(s):
      • Susan H Whiting, University of Washington, U.S.
      • Yitan Li, Seattle University, U.S.

2010:

"The Politics of Hard Times", September 02 - 05, Washington, D.C., U.S.

Panel(s):

  • "Political Development Under an Authoritarian Regime: Findings from Recent Survey Research on China"
    • Papers:
      • "Rethinking the Role of Lineage Group in Public Goods Provision in Rural China", Jie Chen, Old Dominion University
      • "Public Goods and Public Support in China", Bruce Dickson, George Washington University, U.S.
      • "Patterns of Trust and Their Attitudinal Correlates: Preliminary Evidence form Rural and Urban China", Lianjiang Li, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
      • "National Identity and Democratic Values of CHinese College Studnets: A Survey of Beijing College Students", Chunlong Lu, China Unversity of Political Science and Law, China
      • "Cultural Impacts on People's Understanding of Democracy", Tianjian Shi, Duke University, U.S.
    • Chair and/or Discussant(s):
      • Melanie Frances Manion, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • "Chinese Grand Strategy in Diplomacy"
    • Papers:
      • "China's New Grand Strategy", Yufan Hao, University of Macao, Macao
      • "Sino-American Relations after the Hu-Obama Summit", Jianwei Wang, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, U.S.
      • "The Origins of China's Peaceful Rise Policy", Kai He and Huiyun Feng, Princeton University and Utah State University, U.S.
      • "China's Increasing Important Role in Global Human Rights Regimes", Titus C. Chen, University of Southern California, U.S.
      • "Discord and Collaboration in UN Security Council Negotiations: The Case of China", Joel R. Wuthnow, Columbia University
    • Chair and/or Discussant(s):
      • Deng Yong, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S.
      • Jing Tao, Cornell University, U.S.
      • Zhenqing Zhang, University of Minnesota, U.S.
  • "Managing Global Crises: China's Approaches and Perspectives"
    • Papers:
      • "China's Approach to Its Water Frontier - East China Sea Disputes with Japan and South Korea", Quansheng Zhao, American University, U.S.
      • "Global Responsibility on Free Riding: The Implication of the 'Win-Win' Principle for China's Approach to Managing Global Crises", Robert G. Sutter, Georgetown University, U.S.
      • "The Effects of Globalization on China's Military Strategy", Taylor Fravel, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S.
      • "China's Overseas Investment in Times of Global Recession", Kate Xiao Zhou, University of Hawaii, U.S.
      • "Contentions and Synergies in American and Chinese Perspectives on Global Crises", Brian Fisher and Guoli Liu, College of Charleston, U.S.
    • Chair and/or Discussant(s):
      • Deng Yong, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S.
      • Peter L. Lorentzen, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.

2009:

"Politics in Motion", September 03 - 09, Toronto, ON, Canada

Panel(s):

  • "New Trends in Cross-Strait Relations"
    • Papers:
      • "China, Taiwan and the United States - Using Cost-Benefit Analysis to Assess Future Trends", Robert G. Sutter, Georgetown University, U.S.
      • "Continuity and Change in the Cross-Strait Relations", John Fuh-sheng Hsieh, University of South Carolina, U.S.
      • "U.S. Policy Towards Taiwan in Beijing's View", Qiang Xin, Fudan University
      • "Identity Politics of the Taiwan Question: From the Island to the Mainland", Xin Xu, Cornell University, U.S.
      • "Beijing's Shifting Positions in the New Era of Cross-Taiwan Strait Relations", Quansheng Zhao and Guoli Liu, American University and College of Charleston, U.S.
    • Chair and/or Discussant(s):
      • Robert Ross, Boston College, U.S.
      • Yun-han Chu, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
  • "Political Development Under an Authoritarian Regime: Findings from Recent Survey Research on China"
    • Papers:
      • "Social Capital and Self-Government Under an Authoritarian: A Survey of Rural China", Jie Chen and Narisong Huhe, Old Dominion University, U.S.
      • "Religion and Politics in China", Wenfang Tang, University of Pittsburgh, U.S.
      • "Crisis Management in an Authoritarian Regime: Media Effects During the Sichuan Earthquake", Pierre F. Laundry and Daniela Stockmann, Yale University and Leiden University, U.S. and Netherlands
      • "Citizen Compliance and State Legitimacy in Rural China", Lily L. Tsai, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S.
    • Chair and/or Discussant(s):
      • Melanie Frances Manion, University of Wisconsin-Madison, U.S.
  • "Chinese Democratization in Times of Change"
    • Papers:
      • "Democracy, Dictatorship and Development: China, Africa and the East Asian Model in a Dynamic World", Barrett L. McCormick, Marquette University, U.S.
      • "The Price of Village Democracy: Vote Buying and Village Elections in China", John Kennedy, University of Kansas, U.S.
      • "Enemies of the State: The Evolution of Subversion in Post-Mao China", Andrew Wedeman, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, U.S.
      • "Democratization in China Since the Tian'anmen Incident", Joseph Y.S. Cheng, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
      • "Chinese Political Tradition and Its Contemporary Practices", Yanqi Tong, University of Utah, U.S.
    • Chair and/or Discussant(s):
      • Shiping Hua, University of Louisville, U.S.
      • Dennis V. Hickey, Missouri State University, U.S.
      • Andre Laliberte, University of Ottawa, U.S.
  • "New Trends in Chinese Foreign Policy"
    • Papers:
      • "Managing Sino-American Relations in Chinese Foreign Policy", Jianwei Wang, University of Macau, Macau
      • "Coping with Internal and External Challenges in Chinese Foreign Policy in a Changing World", Yufan Hao, University of Macau, Macau
      • "Media, Public Sphere and China Foreign Policy", Hou Ying, University of Macau, Macau
      • "China and Vietnam in the Global Financial Crisis", Brantly Womack, University of Virginia, U.S.
    • Chair and/or Discussant(s):
      • Yong Deng, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S.

2008:

"Categories and the Politics of Global Inequalities", August 28 - 31, Boston, MA, U.S.

Panel(s):

  • "Comparative Political Culture in East Asia"
    • Papers:
      • "Cultural Bases of Trust and Compliance in South Korea", Aie-Rie Lee, Texas Tech University, U.S.
      • "The Role of Contested Memory in Shaping the Japanese Political Culture", Mari Ishibashi, Randolph College, U.S.
      • "Confucian Culture and Democratization in Taiwan", John Fuh-sheng Hsieh, University of South Carolina, U.S.
      • "Political Culture in the Study of Chinese Politics", Peter R. Moody, University of Notre Dame, U.S.
      • "The Concept of Hope in Chinese Political Culture", Shiping Hua, University of Louisville, U.S.
    • Chair and/or Discussant(s):
      • Suzanne P. Ogden, Northeastern University, U.S.
      • William A. Callahan, University of Manchester, U.S.
      • Patricia L. Maciachlan, University of Texas, Austin, U.S.
  • "China's New Foreign Policy"
    • Papers:
      • "Globalization and Chinese Security", Ming Wan, George Mason University, U.S.
      • "Chinese Foreign Policy in Transition: Trends and Consequences", Baohui Zhang, Lingnan University, Hong Kong
      • "Continuity and Change in Chinese Foreign Policy", Guoli Liu, College of Charleston, U.S.
      • "Personality, Perception and China's U.S. Policy", Peter hays Gries, University of Oklahoma, U.S.
      • "Societal Pressure in China's Japan Policy Making", Yufan Hao, Colgate University, U.S.
    • Chair and/or Discussant(s):
      • Robert S. Ross, Boston College, U.S.
  • "Political Culture, Political Participation, and Democratization in China: Results from Most Recent Survey Studies"
    • Papers:
      • "Cultural Impacts on Political Participation in Mainland China", Tianjian Shi, Duke University, U.S.
      • "Public Roles of Private Entrepreneurs in China: Participation in Formal Political Institutions", Bruce J. Dickson and Jie Chen, George Washington University and Old Dominion University, U.S.
      • "Big Business Lobbying in Beijing: Institutionalizing Unequal Influence", Scott Kennedy, Indiana University, U.S.
      • "Distrust in Government and Preference for Democratic Election in Rural China", Lianjiang Li, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
      • "Impact of Political Culture on People's Attitudes Towards Authority in Rural China", Jie Lu, Duke University, U.S.
    • Chair and/or Discussant(s):
      • Pierre F. Laundry, Yale University, U.S.

2007:

"Political Science and Beyond", August 30 - September 02, Chicago, IL, U.S.

Panel(s):

  • "Civil Society in China: Findings from Survey Studies"
    • Papers:
      • "Middle Class, Social Capital, and Political Change in China", Jie Chen, Old Dominion University, U.S.
      • "The Role of Private Entrepreneurs in China's Political Change", Jie Chen, Old Dominion University, U.S.
      • "Political Engagement in Rural China", Pierre Landry, Yale University, U.S.
      • "Interpersonal Trust and Democracy in China", Wenfang Tang, University of Pittsburgh, U.S.
    • Chair and/or Discussant(s):
  • "China and the International Order"
    • Papers:
      • "US-China Relations in an Era of Contested Chinese National Identity", Allen Carlson, Cornell University, U.S.
      • "China's Territorial Ambitions: Power Shifts and International Order in East Asia", Taylor Fravel, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S.
      • "Made From Concentrate: China's Uber Concentration of Manufacturing Centers", Andrew Mertha, Washington University, U.S.
      • "China's Approach to the International Order and Its Impact on Domestic Governance", Hongying Wang, Syracuse University, U.S.
    • Chair and/or Discussant(s):
      • Melanie Frances Manion, University of Wisconsin - Madison, U.S.

2006:

"Power Reconsidered", August 31 - September 03, Philadelphia, PA, U.S.

Panel(s):

  • "Contending Perspectives on a Rising China"
    • Papers:
      • "Power Transitions, Institutions, and China's Rise in East Asia: Theoretical Expectations and Evidence", Avery Goldstein, University of Pennsylvania, U.S.
      • "The Politics of International Status and the Rise of China", Yong Deng, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S.
      • "Explaining China's Use of Force in Territorial Disputes", M. Taylor Fravel, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S.
      • "Market Reform, Globalization and the Transformation of Chinese Foreign Policy", He Li, Merrimack College, U.S.
      • "The Rise of China as a Trading Power: Domestic Dynamics and Global Context", Guoli Liu, College of Charleston, U.S.
    • Chair and/or Discussant(s):
      • Quansheng Zhao, American University, U.S.
      • Benedict Stavis, Temple University, U.S.
  • "Social Capital in Contemporary China"
    • Papers:
      • "Social Capital in Urban China: Attitudinal and Behavioral Effects on Grassroots Self-Government", Jie Chen and Chunlong Lu, Old Dominion University, U.S.
      • "Interpersonal Trust and Democracy in China", Wenfang Tang, University of Pittsburgh, U.S.
      • "Social Capital and Minority People in Contemporary China", Yongming Zhou, University of Wisconsin - Madison, U.S.
    • Chair and/or Discussant(s):
      • Ronald Inglehart, University of Michigan, U.S.
      • Lynn White, Princeton University, U.S.

2005:

"Mobilizing Democracy", September 01 - 04, Washington, D.C., U.S.

Panel(s):

  • "Societal Pressure on China's American Policy Making"
    • Papers:
      • "The Role of Public Opinion and the Perception Changes: How America Was Perceived by China's Emerging Elites", Su Lin, Renmin University, China
      • "Role of Intellectual, Scholars and Think Tanks in Policy Making Process", Quansheng Zhao, American University, U.S.
      • "Civil Society and Chinese Foreign Policy Making", Guoli Liu, College of Charleston, U.S.
      • "Sub-national Government and Foreign Affairs: Coastal Regional Influence on Chinese Policy Toward America", Zhimin Chen, Shanghai Fudan University, China
    • Chair and/or Discussant(s):
      • Yufan Hao, Colgate University, U.S.
      • Zhiqun Zhu, University of Bridgeport, U.S.
  • "Middle Class and Private Entrepreneurs as Agents of Political Change in China"
    • Papers:
      • "Political Participation of the Middle Class in China", Jie Chen and Chunlong Lu, Old Dominion University, U.S.
      • "Privatization and Democratization in China: Rethinking the Influence of 'Red Capitalists'", Bruce Dickson, George Washington University, U.S.
      • "Emergence of Middle Class and Democratic Transition in China", He Li, Merrimack College, U.S.
      • "The Political Economy of Capitalist Class Fragmentation in China", Kellee S. Tsai, Johns Hopkins University, U.S.
    • Chair and/or Discussant(s):
      • Kent M. Jennings, University of California - Santa Barbara, U.S.
      • Margaret Pearson, University of Maryland, U.S.

2004:

"Global Inequalities", September 02 - 05, Chicago, IL, U.S.

Panel(s):

  • "Politics of Transition in China: Governing and Institution Building"
    • Papers:
      • "Ideology and Institutions in Chinese Politics", Zhiyue Bo, St. John Fisher College, U.S.
      • "Sociopolitical Attitudes of the Masses and Leaders in the Chinese Village", Jie Chen, Old Dominion University, U.S.
      • "The Fourth Generation of Chinese Leadership: Challenges and Opportunities", Weixing Chen, East Tennessee State University, U.S.
      • "Continuities and Changes in China's Political Elites: From the Third to the Four Generation", S. Philip Hsu, National Cheng-chi University, Taiwan
      • "New Developments in Chinese Villagers' Rightful Resistance", Lianjiang Li, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
    • Chair and/or Discussant(s):
      • Yunhan Chu, National University of Taiwan, Taiwan
      • Wenfang Tang, University of Pittsburgh, U.S.

2003:

August 28 - 31, 2003, Philadelphia, PA, U.S.

Panel(s):

  • "China and the World: A Historical Perspective"
    • Papers:
      • "Returning China's Grandeur: The politics of Imperial Nationalism", Edward Friedman, University of Wisconsin at Madison
      • "The Chinese View of Power", Shaohua Hu, Wagner College, U.S.
      • "Is the Indigo Blue Bluer? - Jiang's Diplomacy in Historical Perspective", Jianwei Wang, University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point, U.S.
      • "China's Regional Security Strategy in Historical Perspective", Xin Xu, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan
    • Chair and/or Discussant(s):
      • Robert Ross, Boston College, U.S.

2002:

August 29 - September 1, 2002, Boston, MA, U.S.

Panel(s):

  • "Chinese Foreign Policy and Its Making: Theories and Issues"

 

Panels before 2002 are not listed

 

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