"The One Belt One Road Project and China's Foreign Relations"

April 12, 2016 - 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm (already occurred)
Beneski Earth Sciences Building, Paino Lecture Hall

Dalton Lin will give a talk titled "The One Belt One Road Project and China's Foreign Relations" on Tuesday, April 12, at 4:30 p.m. in the Paino Lecture Hall in the Beneski Science Building.

Dalton Lin is a research associate at the Princeton-Harvard China and the World Program (Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University). He specializes in international relations theories of bargaining between major and lesser powers, with an area focus on China and East Asia. His current research theorizes how great powers distribute patronage on their periphery to maximize regional influence. His English- and Chinese-language publications have appeared in Survival, Ballots & Bullets, Taipei Perspective, Thought Leaders, and the United Daily News. His research has been supported by the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange, Taiwan’s Ministry of Education, the Fulbright Scholar Program of the U.S. State Department, and the China Times Cultural Foundation, among others. He has held research affiliations at the Carter Center and the Institute of Political Science at Academia Sinica. Since 2008, he has served as the executive editor of the Taiwan Security Research (http://www.taiwansecurity.org), a nonpartisan website aggregating and disseminating information on current events related to regional security issues surrounding Taiwan. He received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2015.

This event is free and open to the public. It is being sponsored by the Lurcy Fund, The Lamont Fund, The Eastman Fund, The Tagliabue Lecture Fund, The Department of Asian Languages and Civilization and the Political Science Department at Amherst College.

Contact Info

Theresa Laizer
(413) 542-2208
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