Lourdes Casanova participates in the China & Latin America Forum that provides a unique opportunity for renowned academics and researchers to discuss the future relations between the Chinese and Latin American regions.
Providing a unique opportunity for renowned academics and researchers to discuss the future relations between the Chinese and Latin American regions, the University of Chicago hosted the China & Latin America Forum on Friday, May 19th at International House.
At this critical juncture in history, with changing American and Chinese policies towards Latin America, top experts in the economic and foreign policy fields come together to explore two issues including the interwoven future of the Chinese and Latin American economies as well as the politics of China in the Latin American region in the Xi era.
9:00-9:30 Registration & Breakfast
9:30-9:45 Welcome Speeches
Panel A – The Interwoven Future of the Chinese & Latin American Economies
-Dr. Carol Wise, Professor of International Relations at the University of Southern
California, author of Dragonomics: The Rise of China in Latin America
-Dr. Lourdes Casanova, Senior lecturer of management and the Director of the Emerging Markets Institute at the Johnson School of Business at Cornell University
Moderated by Dr. Dain Borges, Faculty Director for Master of Arts Programs at the University of Chicago’s Division of Social Sciences
10:45-11:00 Coffee Break
Panel B – The Politics of China in the Latin American Region – Xi’s “New Era”
-Ted Piccone J.D., Senior fellow in the Project on International Order and Strategy
and Latin America Initiative in the Foreign Policy program at Brookings Institute
-Dr. Stephen B. Kaplan, Assistant Professor of Political Science and International
Affairs at George Washington University
-Dr. Benjamin Creutzfeldt, Resident Postdoctoral Fellow on Sino-Latin American-U.S. Affairs with the SAIS Foreign Policy Institute at John Hopkins University.
Moderated by Dr. Xiaoyu Pu, Assistant Professor of Political Science at University of Nevada, Reno, focusing on Chinese foreign relations.
12:15-12:30 Ending Remarks