Peking University-University of Chicago Summer Institute on IR Theory and Method

  • Robert Pape,Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago

  • Bruce Cumings, Gustavus F. and Ann M. Swift Distinguished Service Professor of History and the College, University of Chicago

  • Qingguo JIA, Professor and Dean of the School of International Studies of Peking University

  • Charles Lipson, Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago

  • Yizhou Wang, Professor of international politics and China Foreign Affairs, Associate Dean in the School of International Studies (SIS), Peking University

All day
Through August 22, 2014

Begins
Aug. 18

北京大学国际关系学院与芝加哥大学政治学系于2014年8月18-22日成功联合举办了为期一周的暑期强化课程,在国内首次邀请芝加哥大学和北京大学两校国际关系、政治学领域的顶级名师联袂授课,为国内青年学者提供了与本领域名校大师交流对话的宝贵机会。共有90名来自全国各地及在京留学的外国学生参加了此次暑期班。

Schedule

Monday, August 18th, 2014

Theme of the Day: Introduction

09:00 – 09:15                

Welcoming Remarks

Jia Qingguo, PKU

Dali Yang, UChicago

 

09:15 – 10:30                 

Lecture: The University of Chicago Approach to IR: The Value of Causal Logics

Robert Pape, UChicago

 

10:45 – 12:15                                   

Lecture: Some Profiles of IR Studies in China

Wang Yizhou, PKU

 

13:30 – 14:00                                 

Lecture: Academic Discourse in the U.S.

Charles Lipson, UChicago

 

14:00 – 15:45                                 

Example Spark Talk: Understanding North Korea

Bruce Cumings, UChicago

 

16:00 – 17:30                                  

Example Workshop

Dualpolitik: How Internal and External Threats Jointly Shape World Politics

Presenter: Charles Lipson, UChicago

Discussant: Chad Levinson, Ph.D. Candidate, UChicago

Zhang Qingmin, PKU

Chair: Robert Pape, UChicago

17:30 – 18:00                     

Tea & Wine Reception

                

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Theme of the Day: IR Theory & History

08:30 – 09:45  

Lecture: The University of Chicago Approach to International Relations Theory

Charles Lipson, UChicago

10:00 – 11:15                                    

Lecture: International Relations Theory in China

Zhang Xiaoming, PKU

11:30 – 12:45                  

Lecture: What Can History Teach Us About International Relations?

Bruce Cumings, UChicago

14:00 – 15:15                                   

Spark Talks

 

Social Construction of International Politics and Security

Keven Ruby, Ph.D., Chicago Project on Security and Terrorism

The Political Economy of Weakly Institutionalized Settings

David Benson, Ph.D. Candidate, UChicago

 

International Relations and U.S. Domestic Politics

Chad Levinson, Ph.D. Candidate, UChicago

Robert Pape, UChicago

 

15:30 – 17:00                                  

Parallel Workshops I. – IV.

Workshop I. at the Event Space

Toward a Bargaining Framework of International Politics

Presenter: Patrick McDonald, University of Texas, Austin

Discussant: Gentry Jenkins, Ph.D. Candidate, UChicago

Chair: Robert Pape, UChicago

 

Workshop II. at the Large Classroom

 

Counterproductive Punishment: Prison Gangs as Threat to State Authority

Presenter: Benjamin Lessing, UChicago

Discussant: Mariya Grinberg, Ph.D. Candidate, UChicago

Chair: Keven Ruby, Ph.D., Chicago Project on Security and Terrorism

Workshop III. at the Small Classroom

Global Production Diversion and Preferential Trade Agreements

Presenter: Robert Gulotty, UChicago

Discussant: David Benson, Ph.D. Candidate, UChicago

Chair: Charles Lipson, UChicago

 

Workshop IV. at the Lecture Hall

 

The Contribution of the Pacific to the Longevity of American Hegemony: A Non-Atlanticist Account

Presenter: Bruce Cumings, UChicago

Discussant: Yubing Sheng, Ph.D. Candidate, UChicago

Chair: Chad Levinson, Ph.D. Candidate, UChicago

17:00 – 17:30                                  

Tea & Wine Reception

 

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Theme of the Day: International Political Economy

08:30 – 09:45              

Lecture: Toward a Bargaining Framework of International Politics

Patrick McDonald, University of Texas, Austin

10:00 – 11:15                  

Lecture: The University of Chicago Approach to International Political Economy

Robert Gulotty, UChicago

11:30 – 12:45

Lecture: International Political Economy in China

Chen Shaofeng, PKU

14:00 – 15:15                                   

Spark Talks

Keven Ruby, Ph.D., Chicago Project on Security and Terrorism

David Benson, Ph.D. Candidate, UChicago

Chad Levinson, Ph.D. Candidate, UChicago

Robert Pape, UChicago

 

15:30 – 17:00                                  

Parallel Workshops I. – IV.

Workshop I. at the Event Space

Comparing Two Competing Paradigms of Regional Economic Integration: TPP vs RCEP

Presenter: Chen Shaofeng, PKU

Discussant: Gentry Jenkins, Ph.D. Candidate, UChicago

Chair: Patrick McDonald, University of Texas, Austin

 

Workshop II. at the Large Classroom

 

China’s Military Diplomacy: Past, Present, and Future

Presenter: Yu Tiejun, PKU

Discussant: Mariya Grinberg, Ph.D. Candidate, UChicago                                                        

Chair: Benjamin Lessing, UChicago

Workshop III. at the Small Classroom

Coercion with Restraint: China and Extended Coercive Diplomacy

Presenter: Wang Dong, PKU

Discussant: Yubing Sheng, Ph.D. Candidate, UChicago

Chair: Robert Pape, UChicago

 

Workshop IV. at the Lecture Hall

 

Values Despite Vulnerability: China’s “Risk Carrier” Fleet

Presenter: Xin Qiang, Fudan University

Discussant: Keven Ruby, Ph.D., Chicago Project on Security and Terrorism

Chair: Charles Lipson, UChicago

17:00 – 17:30                                  

Tea & Wine Reception

 

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Theme of the Day: Security

08:30 – 09:45              

Lecture: The University of Chicago Approach to International Security (Part 1)

Paul Staniland, UChicago

The lecture was delivered via Skype.

 

10:00 – 11:15

Lecture: The University of Chicago Approach to International Security (Part 2)

Benjamin Lessing, UChicago

 

11:30 – 12:45                  

Lecture: International Security in China

Yu Tiejun, PKU

 

14:00 – 15:15                                   

Spark Talks

Keven Ruby, Ph.D., Chicago Project on Security and Terrrism

David Benson, Ph.D. Candidate, UChicago

Chad evinson, Ph.D. Candidate, UChicago

Robert Pape, UChicago

15:30 – 17:00                                  

Parallel Workshops I. – IV.

 

Workshop I. at the Event Space

 

Post-Revolution War: A Product of Irredentism

Presenter: Gentry Jenkins, Ph.D. Candidate, UChicago

Discussant: Chen Shaofeng, PKU

Chair: Patrick McDonald, University of Texas, Austin

Workshop II. at the Large Classroom

Preventing Balancing: China’s Territorial Concessions and Threat Reduction                

Presenter: Yubing Sheng, Ph.D. Candidate, UChicago

Discussant: Xin Qiang, Fudan University

Chair: Benjamin Lessing, UChicago

 

Workshop III. at the Small Classroom

 

Anarchic Bargain: Power Politics and the Purchase of International Order 

Presenter: Mariya Grinberg, Ph.D. Candidate, UChicago

Discussant: Yu Tiejun, PKU

Chair: Robert Gulotty, UChicago

Workshop IV. at the Lecture Hall

“March Westwards” and a New Look on China’s Grand Strategy                

Presenter: Zhao Minghao, PhD Candidate, PKU

Discussant: Wang Dong, PKU

Chair: Charles Lipson, UChicago

 

17:00 – 17:30   

Tea & Wine Reception

 

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Theme of the Day: IE & Domestic Politics

 

08:30 – 09:45

Lecture: How Does Chinese Politics Affect International Relations?

Dali Yang, UChicago

 

10:30 – 12:30                                  

Spark Talks

Keven Ruby, Ph.D., Chicago Project on Security and Terrorism

David Benson, Ph.D. Candidate, UChicago

Chad Levinson, Ph.D. Candidate, UChicago

Robert Pape, UChicago

13:30 – 15:00                                  

Parallel Workshops I. – IV.

 

Workshop I. at the Event Space

 

Uneven Integration and Blocked Spillovers: Why Environmental Governance in Northeast Asia does not converge on the EU model?

Presenter: Dong Liang, PhD Candidate, PKU

Discussant: Mariya Grinberg, PhD Candidate, UChicago

Chair: Charles Lipson, UChicago

Workshop II. at the Large Classroom

Misperceptions in the China-Japan Interactions: A Case Study of the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands Crisis in 2012-13

Presenter: Zhao Hanyu, PhD Candidate, PKU

Discussant: Gentry Jenkins, PhD Candidate, UChicago

Chair: Robert Pape, UChicago

 

Workshop III. at the Small Classroom

 

The Moral Myth and the Abuse of Humanitarian Intervention

Presenter: Zhang Qi, PhD Candidate, PKU

Discussant: Yubing Sheng, PhD Candidate, UChicago

Chair: Keven Ruby, PhD, Chicago Project on Security and Terrorism

Workshop IV. at the Lecture Hall

Cultural element and the Construction of the Chinese School of International Relations

Presenter: Hai Zelong, PhD Candidate, PKU

Discussant: David Benson, PhD Candidate, UChicago

Chair: Robert Gulotty, UChicago

15:00 – 15:15                                   

Closing Remarks

Robert Pape, UChicago

Dali Yang, UChicago

Wang Dong, PKU

15:15 – 16:00                                   

Tea & Wine Reception