Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Strait Talk -- International Relations Panel: Taiwan and Mainland China in International Discourse: Potential for Peace

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

2 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Smith-Buonanno 106

International Relations Panel 
Taiwan and Mainland China in International Discourse: Potential for Peace 

Smith-Buonanno 106 

Moderator: Kerry Smith, Brown University 

Panelists: Alan Wachman, Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy; Jacques DeLisle, University of Pennsylvania Law School 

-- This panel will explore the different ways in which the status and relationship between mainland China and Taiwan is interpreted in international law and political discourse, focusing on how peaceful consensus can be built from the various conflicting interpretations of each region's status.