Confucius Institute at San Francisco State University

Confucius Institute at San Francisco State University successfully hosted CI Lecture Series of Transition of China’s Foreign Policy Strategy

PST Sept 29th, Confucius Institute at San Francisco State University successfully hosted the 2017 Confucius Institute Lecture Series titled “Transition of China’s Foreign Policy Strategy” in J. Paul Leonard Library, SF State. As one event of “2017 Global Confucius Institute Day” Celebrations, Prof. Xinsong Wang, Associate Dean of School of Social Development and Public Policy, Beijing Normal University analyzed the transitions and its reason of China’s foreign policy in recent years, and predicted the future development of China’s policy, which is reputed as a thought provoking lecture by audience.

图1 王新松教授讲座现场

The lecture started with analysis of local issues happened recently around China. Focusing on the hot worldwide topics, Prof. Wang showed to the audience the enlargement of China’s effects on global politics. As one of the most important international relationship, Sino-US cooperation and communication developed in all areas including politics, economy and culture. Its impact and significance on globalization has been placed as a top topic. With the development of China, more and more countries started to emphasize the power and importance of China among the world and global issues. This is one reason to the transition of China’s foreign policy strategy.

图2 王新松教授与旧金山州立大学政治系教授约尔·卡西奥拉(Joel Kassiola)现场对话

Prof. Wang led his listeners into his lecture through knowledgably and logical presentation with informative description on China’s foreign policy development. The participating faculty and students expressed the opinion that with the development of China, more and more Chinese visitors come to visit San Francisco Bay Area and other places in the United States. With this trend and people-to-people exchanges, it will be easier for Americans to better understand China and Chinese culture..

图3 王新松教授与孔子学院老师合影

(旧金山州大孔院供稿)