Agenda

Friday, January 25th, 2019

Time
Event
Speakers
9:30-9:45 Welcoming Remarks

Mary Evelyn TuckerSenior Lecturer and Senior Research Scholar, Yale University

  Plenary Sessions
9:45-11:00 Panel 1: Introducing China’s Belt and Road Initiative
  History and Context

Helen SiuProfessor of Anthropology, Yale University

Jing TsuProfessor of East Asian Languages and Literatures & Comparative Literature, Yale University; Chair, Council on East Asian Studies

Jingjing ZhangYale World Fellow 2008; Lecturer in Law, Transnational Environmental Accountability Project, University of Maryland

Moderated by Mary Evelyn TuckerSenior Lecturer and Senior Research Scholar, Yale University

11:00-12:00 Keynote: How China’s Belt and Road Transforms Global Economy and Local Ecologies

Jennifer TurnerDirector, China Environment Forum, Woodrow Wilson Center

12:00-1:00
Lunch Break
 
1:00-2:00 Panel 2: Sustainable Finance
  The Politics of China’s Global Energy Development

Jamie P. HorsleyVisiting Lecturer in Law and Senior Fellow in Law, Paul Tsai China Center, Yale University

Xinyue MaChina Researcher and Project Leader, Global Development Policy Center, Boston University

Yiting WangProgram Development Manager, World Wildlife Fund

Moderated by Jennifer TurnerDirector, China Environment Forum, Woodrow Wilson Center

2:00-2:15 Coffee Break  
2:15-3:15 Panel 3: Greening Development?
  Chinese Capital and Ecosystem Impacts

Brian EylerDirector, Southeast Asia Program, Stimson Center

Elizabeth LososSenior Fellow, Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, Duke University

Galen MurtonAssistant Professor of Geographic Science, James Madison University

Moderated by Paulina GarzónDirector, China Latin-America Sustainable Investments Initiative (CLASII), Bank Information Center

3:30-4:50 Breakout Sessions
  Panel 4A: China in Asia
Developing Borderlands and Peripheries

Juliet LuPh.D Candidate,  Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California - Berkeley

Tyler HarlanPostdoctoral Fellow in Sustainability, Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future/Department of Development Sociology, Cornell University

Austin LordPhD Candidate, Cornell University, Department of Anthropology

Moderated by Brian EylerDirector, Southeast Asia Program, Stimson Center

 

Panel 4B: China in Africa
Myths of Neocolonialism or Globalization

Helen GichohiAssociate Research Scholar and Dorothy S. McCluskey Fellow in Conservation; Conservation Ambassador for Africa, Fauna and Flora International

Dorothy TangPh.D Candidate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); Adjunct Assistant Professor, The University of Hong Kong

Jingjing ZhangYale World Fellow 2008; Lecturer in Law, Transnational Environmental Accountability Project, University of Maryland

Wen Zhou, PhD Candidate, Yale University, Department of Anthropology and School of Forestry & Environmental Studies

Moderated by Vivian Lu, Postdoctoral Associate, MacMillan Center, Yale University

  Panel 4C: China in Latin America
Between Extractives and Sustainability

Julie KlingerAssistant Professor of International Relations, Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University

Paulina GarzónDirector, China Latin-America Sustainable Investments Initiative (CLASII), Bank Information Center

Moderated by Elizabeth Losos, Senior Fellow, Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, Duke University

5:00-5:20 Closing Session  
5:20-5:30 Remarks Jing TsuProfessor of East Asian Languages and Literatures & Comparative Literature, Yale University; Chair, Council on East Asian Studies
5:30-8:00 TGIF Reception  
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