Miles Kahler to speak at CCG | Global Change, National Challenges: China, the US, and Global Governance

Thursday,Sep 27, 2018

Global Change, National Challenges: China, the US, and Global Governance


It is difficult to see how the world’s two largest economies can resolve their trade tensions after the US President pledged to impose tariffs over Chinese goods worth USD 200 billion and China took counter measures accordingly.


This trade war occurs at a critical time as the global community is changing at an unprecedented rate. The US, once the firm defender of liberalism, is now advocating protectionism. Emerging economies are challenging traditional powers. Changes in the international order are also intertwined with the emergence of new types of global governance mechanisms.


Against this backdrop, on September 27, Senior Fellow of the Council on Foreign Relations and Distinguished Professor of American University Miles Kahler will deliver a speech at CCG. Shedding light on the changes and new features of the current global landscape, Professor Kahler will analyze the current situation of Sino-US relations and provide insights into the challenges facing global governance and national development and corresponding solutions.



About the Speaker

Miles Kahler is senior fellow of Council on Foreign Relations and distinguished professor at the School of International Service, American University in Washington, D.C.   Previously, he was Rohr Professor of Pacific International Relations and Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of California, San Diego.  From September to December 2018, he will be a Distinguished Fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, University of Toronto.


Kahler is also a member of the editorial boards of International Organization, Global Governance and Global Summitry. He has been a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (2012-2013) and the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University (2007-2008).  He has published widely in the fields of international politics and international political economy, including articles and books on global governance, international financial institutions, and Asia-Pacific regionalism.  His current research projects include institutions of complex global governance, the changing role of emerging economies in world politics and global governance, and the sources of cosmopolitanism and parochialism in contemporary politics and foreign policy.


Time:September 27, Thursday,10:00 – 12:00

VenueCCG Beijing Office, 15/F, B Block,Hanwei Plaza, No.7 Guanghua Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing







09:30 – 10:00 Registration
10:00 – 10:05 Introduction of the speaker and discussants
10:05 – 10:40 Speech by Professor Miles Kahler
10:40 – 11:10 Discussion
11:10 – 11:40 Q&A


About Council on Foreign Relations

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher dedicated to being a resource for its members, government officials, business executives, journalists, educators and students, civic and religious leaders, and other interested citizens in order to help them better understand the world and the foreign policy choices facing the United States and other countries. Founded in 1921, CFR takes no institutional positions on matters of policy. Our goal is to start a conversation in this country about the need for Americans to better understand the world.


About CCG

The Center for China and Globalization is a Beijing-based premier Chinese independent think tank. Founded in 2008, today over 100 in-house researchers and staff serve this thinking hub with 5 regional chapters and 5 overseas representatives. CCG’s research agenda centers on globalization, global governance, international relations, and globalization of talent and Chinese enterprises. It has published numerous monograms, edited volumes, research reports and policy papers with broad public policy impact. The center is a magnate for a constellation of prominent figures from academia, business and policy-making communities at home and abroad. In the 2017 Global Go To Think Tank Index by the University of Pennsylvania Think Tank and Civil Society Program (TTCSP), CCG ranked 91st of the top think tanks worldwide, representing the first Chinese independent think tank to break into top 100 in history. CCG has been consistently ranked by the annual Go To Think Tank Index along with several domestic research institutions as one of the highest ranking independent think tanks in China. CCG has been granted special consultative status by the United Nations ECOSCO.