Chautauqua Short Course for College Teachers and Graduate Students. Supported by the National Science Foundation.
Tuition-Free 5-Day Seminar in Beijing:China Confronts New Security Issues
June 6-10, 2005 in Beijing, People's Republic of China
This unique, five-day short course in Beijing will provide an opportunity to engage in direct discussions with Chinese diplomats, scholars, military, and ministerial officials on their home ground. It will provide a Chinese perspective on emerging security issues of mutual interest to China, other Asian nations, and the United States. It is sponsored by the East Asian Studies Center of China Foreign Affairs University, located in Beijing, a branch of China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs responsible for the education of Chinese diplomats and others preparing for international careers. New topics will include:
Chinese Security Policies in an Era of Globalization
Non-traditional Security: a New Dimension of Security Analysis
Counter-terrorism and Multilateral Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific Region
Energy Security: New Threat or Opportunity for Cooperation?
Marine Security and the Safety of Sea Lanes
Epidemic Disease and Security in the Asia-Pacific
Transnational Crime and International Cooperation
The five-day course will be held at the Beijing campus of the Foreign Affairs University. Presenters will be drawn from university departments and various civilian and military ministries. Participants have ample opportunity to engage in discussions with presenters.
For college teachers and graduate students of: political science, history, international affairs, social and natural sciences.
Note: This course has a participant fee of $195.00 (in addition to the application fee) to cover administrative and other course-related expenses. [For graduate students this fee will be waived and the application fee reduced to $5.] Other estimated costs are as follows: five nights lodging, $150.00; meals and receptions, $100.00; Visa fee, $50.00. Tourist class air fare to Beijing is approximately $1,000.00 with discounts often available on the web.
Online application and additional information is available at the following address: http://www.chautauqua.pitt.edu/application.html
(Application to Field Center Director at: SUSB; The course designation is SUSB-10)
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