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The End of an Era: Can the Consensus on Constructive Engagement with China be Sustained? Should It?

Event: June 1, 2016, Palo Alto

13th Annual Oksenberg Conference

Bechtel Conference Center
Encina Hall
616 Serra Street
Stanford, CA 94305
2:30 PM – 4:30 PM

James Steinberg, Former Deputy Secretary of State; Dean of the Maxwell School, Syracuse University and University Professor of Social Science, International Affairs and Law

Thomas Fingar, Former Chairman, National Intelligence Council; Shorenstein APARC Distinguished Fellow, Shorenstein APARC, Stanford University

Michael H. Armacost, Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan; Shorenstein APARC Distinguished Fellow, Stanford University, Former Chairman of the Board Asia Foundation

Kathleen Stephens, Former U.S. Ambassador to South Korea, William J. Perry Distinguished Fellow, Shorenstein APARC, Stanford University, Asia Foundation Trustee

The Oksenberg Lecture, held annually, honors the legacy of Professor Michel Oksenberg (1938–2001). A senior fellow at Shorenstein APARC and the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Professor Oksenberg served as a key member of the National Security Council when the United States normalized relations with China, and consistently urged that the United States engage with Asia in a more considered manner. In tribute, the Oksenberg Lecture recognizes distinguished individuals who have helped to advance understanding between the United States and the nations of the Asia-Pacific.

At times beginning in 2009 the decision was made to expand this series from its original lecture format to a workshop in order to bring scholars and policy makers together to discuss the ever-changing role China is playing in today’s world. This new format allows for the exchange of ideas and opinions amongst today’s top experts.

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