2019 China-US Symposium: New Frontiers

This year, the Symposium will take place from April 12th to 13th. The theme of this year’s symposium is “New Frontiers”, dealing with how the US and China can navigate uncertain futures of the world. Please check our Facebook page for more updates.

The China­-US Symposium is an annual event held at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in Medford, MA, organized by Tufts undergraduates. Its goal is to foster positive relations between China and the United States, cultivating cooperation and understanding between students and experts from different backgrounds and cultures. Last year alone, we hosted eighteen experts and scholars from around the world.

Although the final schedule is subject to change, the regular Symposium schedule is normally as follows:

The Symposium will kick off on Friday, April 12th at noon.

12:30 – 13:00 – Opening speech

13:00 – 14:15: Security Panel (Maritime Issues)

14:30 – 16:00:  David Rawson Memorial Lecture

16:15 – 17:45: Environment Panel

18:00 – 19:30: Dinner with Tufts students and speakers

The second day (Saturday April 13th) is as follows:

11:00 – 12:00: Refreshments

12:00 – 13:30: Social Panel (on Surveillance and Minority Rights Issues)

13:45 – 15:00: Economic Panel

15:15 – 16:30: Keynote

16:30 – 17:00: Closing Remarks