Professor Yan Xuetong, Dean of the Institute of Modern International Relations, Tsinghua University
Mark Leonard, Director, ECFR
After tensions in North Korea, South China Sea and East China Sea, Yan Xuetong will reflect on how China’s foreign policy will change under the new political leadership.
Professor Yan Xuetong is one of China’s leading experts on China’s foreign policy, national security and U.S.-China relations. He is President of the Carnegie-Tsinghua Management Board and dean of Tsinghua University’s Institute of Modern International Relations. Yan is also editor-in-chief of the Chinese Journal of International Politics and serves as an advisor to several leading academic journals. He is also one of the contributors to ECFR’s well-received publication China 3.0, a unique collection of essays by China's most prominent thinkers.
Mark Leonard is co-founder and Director of ECFR. He has just come back from a sabbatical in Washington DC where he worked as a transatlantic fellow at the German Marshall Fund on the implications of Sino-US rivalry for the liberal order. He is the author of several books including What does China think?and he has recently edited China 3.0.