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the Research Center for Beijing International Exchanges and Foreign Affairs Administration

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The Research Center for Beijing International Exchanges and Foreign Affairs Administration at China Foreign Affairs University (CFAU) is a social science research base established by Beijing Planning Office of Philosophy and Social Science and Beijing Municipal Commission of Education. It was set up on December 13, 2005 and became operational in March 2006.


The aim of the research center is to promote Beijing as an international city, improving its international status and influence by providing theoretical and practical advice. In concrete terms, the center focuses on the following research areas: analyzing the function, status and effects of Beijing on China’s foreign policies as well as the methods and function of Beijing’s foreign exchanges; exploring the interaction between China’s foreign affairs and Beijing’s international development; advancing the rule of law as well as the capacity of institutional innovation in Beijing’s foreign exchanges and foreign affairs administration; increasing Beijing’s international competitiveness and promoting the international communication of the “Beijing Spirit”. The center pursues an open research agenda. Its researchers are mainly composed of CFAU professors. However, it welcomes participation of both domestic and international researchers, thus providing a cooperation forum for the study of Beijing's foreign exchanges and its foreign affairs administration. The center’s multi-disciplinary research places an emphasis on international relations, diplomatic studies and foreign affairs.


List of experts

Qin Yaqing: Professor Qin Yaqing is the President of CFAU and has been teaching at the university since 1984. His previous positions have included Deputy Director and Director of the English Department, Assistant to the CFAU President, Vice President and Party Secretary of CFAU. He is still actively engaged in professorial and doctoral supervisor duties. His main research fields include international relations theory and Chinese diplomacy. His main works include: The Hegemonic System and International Conflict; Power, Institutions and Culture; Relationship and Process: the Cultural Construction of China's International Relations Theory; China's 'New' Diplomacy: Tactical or Fundamental Change?; East Asian Cooperation 2009; and Contemporary Western Political Thoughts.

 

Zheng Qirong: Professor Zheng Qirong is a former Vice President of CFAU. His main research fields include contemporary international politics and Chinese diplomacy, international organizations and multilateral diplomacy. His main works include: The EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policies in the Global Perspective; China's Foreign Policy since the Reform and Opening Up (1978-2008); China’s UN Diplomacy.

 

Jiang Ruiping: Professor Jiang Ruiping is a Vice President of CFAU and has been working at the university since 1998. He has served as the Director of the Department of International Economics and Assistant to the CFAU President. He carries out professorial and doctoral supervisor duties. His main research fields include the world economy, East Asian cooperation, the Japanese economy and Sino-Japanese relations, and international political economy. His main works include Japanese Economy under Dramatic Changes: Observation and Reflections at the Turning of a New Century; Internationalization of the Japanese Yen in the Context of the East Asian Monetary Crisis and Reconstruction; Constructing the East Asian Community: Economic Foundation and Political Obstacles..

 

Wang Fan: Professor Wang Fan is a Vice President of CFAU. He worked in the Chinese Embassy in the United Kingdom from 1995 to 1997 and has been teaching at CFAU since 1992. He has served as the Director of the Institute of International Relations since 2006. He is a professor and doctoral supervisor. His main research fields include international security, security cooperation in East Asia, Sino-US relations, US-Taiwan military relations, and China's foreign strategies. His main works include: America’s Alliance in the Asian-Pacific Region; The New Start—Complex Systematic Thinking and Strategic Planning of China’s Diplomacy; An Introduction to International Security.

 

Chen Zhirui: Professor Chen is Editor-in-Chief of Foreign Affairs Review. His main research fields include international relations theory, international relations history and strategic studies. His main works include: An Open International Society: the English School in IR Studies; Challenges and Choices.

 

Sun Jisheng: Professor Sun Jisheng is a Vice President of CFAU and has been teaching at the university since 1996. She has served as the Deputy Director and Director of the English Department, the Director of the Research Affairs Office, and Assistant to the CFAU President. She undertakes professorial and doctoral supervision duties. Her main research fields include international relations theory, international political linguistics, and American politics. Her main works include: Language, Meaning and International Politics: an Analysis of the Iraq War; Linguistic Research and Systematic Analysis in International Relations; Linguistic Studies in International Relations Theory: Retrospect and Prospect.

 

Tang Xiao: Professor Tang Xiao is the former Director of the Department of Diplomacy and Foreign Affairs Management at CFAU. His main research fields include contemporary Western political systems, Introduction to political science and political philosophy, comparative politics, parliamentary supervision, and Sino-African diplomacy. His major works include: Parliamentary Supervision; Contemporary Political System of Western Countries; An Introduction to Political Science.

 

Lu Jing: Professor Lu Jing is the former Director of the Institute of International Relations, professor, and doctoral supervisor at CFAU. Her main research fields include studies of developing countries, global governance, and international security. Her major works include: Opening up: International Experiences and China's Road; International Security Studies; The International Non-proliferation System: China and the US.








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