CISS Holds Webinar on “Lessons from the Cold War for U.S.-China Relations”


On April 1 and 8 (GMT+8), the Center for International Security and Strategy (CISS) of Tsinghua University, China Program at Stanford’s Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, and Stanford Center at Peking University jointly sponsored the webinar on “What China and the US learned from the Cold War” in two sessions.

The attending scholars from China and the US include: ZHOU Bo and DA Wei  (Senior Fellows of CISS), and LI Chen (Research Fellow of CISS), YU Tiejun (Vice President of the Institute of International and Strategic Studies, Peking University), WU Chunsi (Director and Associate Fellow of Institute for International Strategic Studies, Shanghai Institute for International Studies), Jean Chun Oi (Director, Stanford China Program and Stanford Center at Peking University; Professor, Stanford University), Michael McFaul (Director, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI); Professor, Stanford University), David Holloway (Senior Fellow, FSI; Professor, Stanford University), Thomas Fingar (Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center Fellow, FSI, Stanford University) and Oriana Skylar Mastro (Center Fellow, FSI, Stanford University).


Participating experts engaged in a lively discussion on the policies, approaches and lessons of the Cold War, and jointly explored the impact of the Chinese and American perspectives on the Cold War on current thinking in both countries.


During the free discussion, the participating experts also conducted in-depth discussions on China-US competitive cooperation, ideological issues, China-Russia cooperation, crisis communication mechanism, US-Soviet cooperation experience, among other issues.

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