|发表于: 星期一 二月 07, 2005 12:06 pm 发表主题: China's "New Thinking" on Japan Lecture
|China's "New Thinking" on Japan Lecture
Tuesday, February 8, 2005
Manoa Campus, Burns 3012
Peter Hays Gries presents China's "New Thinking" on Japan. Sino-Japanese relations are at a crossroads. Bilateral trade and economic interdependence continue to increase, but political and security relations are deteriorating. Following the publication of Ma Licheng's provocative article "New Thinking on Relations with Japan" in the final 2002 issue of the influential Strategy and Management, 2003 witnessed a remarkable public debate in China on Japan policy. This debate was manifest at three levels: 1) policymakers (in Zhongnanhai and the MFA), 2) pundits (in academics and think tanks), and 3) popular opinion (in the Chinese street and cyberspace).
Interrogating the debate, this lecture reveals that there is a vibrant political discourse in China today, but also that Internet nationalists and Japan-bashers are ascendant. Mutual trust is declining, which does not bode well for 21st centry Sino-Japanese relations.
East-West Center, Manoa