May 29, 2018 to June 1, 2018

Seventy-five Chinese Ph.D., M.A., and professional school students from universities across the United States convened in Washington, D.C., at the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs for the 2018 U.S. Foreign Policy Colloquium. Participants had the unique opportunity to interact with current and former administration officials, including U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao, as well as members of Congress and representatives from academia, think tanks, media, business, and lobbying groups. Off-site visits to foreign policy-making and/or influencing institutions, such as the National Security Council, U.S. Department of State, and Human Rights Watch, along with a Q&A session with diplomats from the Chinese Embassy, rounded out this comprehensive four-day program. To view the full list of speakers and activities, please see the 2018 agendaClick here to view photos from the program. 


U.S. Foreign Policy Colloquium

U.S. Foreign Policy Colloquium

The U.S. Foreign Policy Colloquium is an exclusive four-day program designed to provide 75 of the best and brightest Chinese graduate students studying at colleges and universities from across the United States a deeper and more nuanced understanding of the complex forces that shape American foreign policy and inform the U.S.-China relationship. The 2019 U.S. Foreign Policy Colloquium will be held from May 28 to May 31. The application will go live on this page in mid-March.


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