Tuesday, November 11, 2008 | 12:00 AM EST - 12:00 AM EST

The National Committee and the American Jewish Committee hosted a talk by Professor Pan Guang on Sino-Middle Eastern relations, focusing on Chinese policies toward Israel and Iran on Tuesday, November 11, 2008.

China’s earliest and leading scholar on Jewish and Middle Eastern issues and author of several books and articles (in English and Chinese) on the subject, Professor Pan is the director of the Shanghai Center for International Studies and the Institute of European & Asian Studies at the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences. He is also the dean of Shanghai’s Center of Jewish Studies, vice chairman of the Chinese Society of Middle East Studies, and the director of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Studies Center.