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Youth Academic Workshop on International Studies (YAWIS Fudan)


Youth Academic Workshop on International Studies of Fudan University (YAWIS Fudan ) is a workshop series hosted by the Institute of International Studies at Fudan University.

YAWIS Fudan is a platform for young academics in international studies, which aims to promote academic exchanges, inspire new interpretations of global issues, boost the spread of young scholars' papers and build a cooperation network for academic research and policy recommendations.

Today, YAWIS Fudan has passed the milestone of 50 workshops since June 2013 as the first workshop was hosted.

YAWIS Fudan welcomes young scholars worldwide to discuss international issues. For further cooperation in organizing a workshop, don't hesitate to contact the Center for Academic Service of the Institute of International Studies at Fudan University via e-mail (

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The 1st Workshop: Trust and International Relations

Keynote Speaker: Dr. JIAN Junbo

Date: 14 June 2013.

The 2nd Workshop: Global Free Trade Agreements Competition and China’s Strategic Choices

Keynote Speaker: Dr. SONG Guoyou

Date: 24 September 2013


The 3rd Workshop: Spillover Effect of Ethnic Lobby

Keynote Speaker: Dr. PAN Yaling

Date: 29 October 2013


The 4th Workshop: North Korea’s Political Development after Jang Song-Thaek Denominationalism Event

Keynote Speaker: Dr. ZHENG Jiyong

Date: 14 January 2014

The 5th Workshop: China Shares its Development Ideas Worldwide and the Role of International Organizations

Keynote Speaker: Dr. QI Huaigao

Date: 10 March 2014


The 6th Workshop: The Nation, Religion and Culture Factors on China’s Neighboring Diplomacy

Keynote Speakers: Dr. TU Yichao, Dr. XING Liju

Date: 11 April 2014


The 7th Workshop: In Transition: China’s Diplomacy toward the Korean Peninsula

Keynote Speakers: Dr. ZHENG Jiyong, Dr. GONG Keyu

Date: 9 May 2014


The 8th Workshop: The Academic Study and Diplomatic Investigation of International Studies

Keynote speakers: Dr. PAN Zhongqi, Dr. ZHANG Jiadong

Date: 30 May 2014


The 9th Workshop: Strategic Views from Nuclear Powers and Their Implications for Global Disarmament

Keynote Speakers: Dr. ZHANG Jiegen, Dr. WANG Zhen

Date: 19 June 2014


The 10th Workshop: The Prospect of the Normalization of U.S.-DPRK Relation and Japan-DPRK relation and their Impacts on China’s Diplomacy toward the Northeast Asia

Keynote Speakers: Dr. ZHU Qin, Dr. ZHENG Yiwei

Date: 10 October 2014


The 11th Workshop: Analysis on the U.S.’s Foreign Aid and Japan’s Regional Cooperation Policies

Keynote Speakers: Dr. HE Ping, Dr. MA Bin

Date: 28 October 2014


The 12th Workshop: Challenges for China-EU Relations and Prospects for European Integration

Keynote Speakers: Dr. LIU Lirong, Dr. JIAN Junbo

Date: 2 December 2014


The 13th Workshop: Study of China-India Relations after the Return from India

Keynote Speaker: Dr. ZHANG Jiadong

Date: 18 March 2015


The 14th Workshop: From History to International Study: Transition and Integration

Keynote Speakers: Dr. XI Ling, Dr. LIU Shucai

Date: 24 March 2015


The 15th Workshop: South Asia’s View on China’s “One Belt, One Road” Initiative

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Muhibbur Rahman

Date: 13 April 2015


The 16th Workshop: Islam and Politics in Central Asia: Challenge for Russia and China

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sergey Markedonov

Date: 20 May 2015


The 17th Workshop: The Religious Diplomacy and the Expo Diplomacy from the Perspective of two Scholars at Fudan University

Keynote Speakers: Dr. TU Yichao, Ms. SHEN Anyi

Date: 8 September 2015


The 18th Workshop: Order-building in the Indian Ocean Region: China’s Role and Strategic Approach

Keynote Speaker: Dr. ZHANG Jiegen

Date: 27 October 2015


The 19th Workshop: Studies of Regional and National Issues from Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Keynote Speakers: Dr. ZHANG Qun, Dr. CHEN Juan

Date: 10 November 2015


The 20th Workshop: Terrorist Attacks in Belgium and Europe’s Internal Policy and External Relations

Keynote Speakers: Dr. JIAN Junbo, Dr. ZHANG Yinghong

Date: 31 March 2016


The 21st Workshop: Debating North Korea Nuclear Issue in the 2016 China-U.S. Young Leaders’ Dialogue

Keynote Speakers: Dr. QI Huaigao, Dr. WU Chunsi

Date: 4 May 2016


The 22nd Workshop: Analysis on Turbulence of Politics and Economy in Latin American Countries

Keynote Speakers: Dr. WAN Yu, Dr. NIU Haibin

Date: 5 May 2016


The 23rd Workshop: China’s Rise: Historical Interpretations and Western Representations

Keynote Speakers: Dr. PAN Chengxin, Dr. CHEN Kangling

Date:7 June 2016


The 24th Workshop: Conflict and Co-Existence between China and the U.S. in the Western Pacific

Keynote Speakers: Dr. WEI Zongyou, Dr. David W. Kearn

Date: 14 June 2016


The 25th Workshop: Quantum Communication, Information Security and International Politics

Keynote Speakers: Dr. CAI Cuihong, Dr. WANG Xiaofeng

Date:6 September 2019


The 26th Workshop: Comment on the South China Sea Issue after Study Visit in Hainan

Keynote speakers: Dr. QI Huaigao, Dr. LI Kaisheng

Date: 12 September 2016


The 27th Workshop: Analysis on the Selection of the Ninth UN Secretary-General

Keynote Speakers: Dr. NIU Zhongjun, Dr. XUE Lei

Date: 22 September 2016


The 28th Workshop: China-India Boundary Dispute: What the Way Forward?

Keynote Speakers: Dr. LIN Minwang, Dr. SUI Xinmin

Date: 13 October 2016


The 29th Workshop: Domestic Roots of Change in US Foreign Policy since the End of the Cold War

Keynote Speaker: Dr. WANG Hao

Date: 28 October 2016


The 30th Workshop: An Quantitative Study of National Power in Northeast Asia

Keynote Speaker: Dr. WU Qisheng

Date: 22 November 2016


The 31st Workshop: The Future of Russia’s Development and China-Russia Relations

Keynote Speaker: Dr. FENG Yujun

Date:14 March 2017


The 32nd Workshop: Field Research on CPEC: Impressions and Thinkings

Keynote Speaker: Dr. ZHANG Jiegen

Date: 26 May 2017


The 33rd Workshop: Sino-U.S. Strategic Interaction and the Future of Order in Asia

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Matthew Kroenig

Date: 13 June 2017


The 34th Workshop: The 2017 China-India Border Standoff and Its influence on China-India Relations

Keynote Speakers: Dr. ZHANG Jiadong, Dr. LIN Minwang

Date: 30 August 2017


The 35th Workshop: Economic Growth, Pork Barrel Politics, and the Evolution of Japan’s National Security Policy

Keynote Speaker: Dr. WANG Guangtao

Date: 18 September 2017


The 36th Workshop: The Progress and Problem of China Railway Express and its Future Outlook

Keynote Speaker: Dr. MA Bin

Date: 9 January 2018


The 37th Workshop: China and EU in Africa: Cooperation and Competition

Keynote Speaker: Dr. JIAN Junbo

Date:19 June 2018


The 38th Workshop: Ethnic Mobilization in Local Elections in Indonesia

Keynote Speaker: Dr. XUE Song

Date:18 September 2018


The 39th Workshop: Sino-US Relations and East Asian Order: An Economy-Security Nexus Approach

Keynote Speaker: Dr. LIU Feng

Date: 20 May 2019


The 40th Workshop: A Close Study of Sino-Pakistan Relations

Keynote Speaker: Dr. ZHANG Jiegen

Date: 30 September 2019

The 41st Workshop: The US Decision-making System and Its Policy toward Korean Peninsula

Keynote Speaker: Dr. ZHENG Jiyong

Date: 18 September 2020


The 42nd Workshop: The Belt & Road Initiative and America’s Competitive Strategy toward China

Keynote Speaker: Dr. ZHAO Minghao

Date: 2 April 2021


The 43rd Workshop: Soft War between the U.S. and China: Roots and Trends

Keynote Speaker: Dr. ZHAO Kejin

Date: 21 April 2021


The 44th Workshop: Contemporary MariDate Politics in the Middle East

Keynote Speaker: Dr. SUN Degang

Date: 29 September 2021


The 45th Workshop: Transatlantic Coordination on China Policy: A Critical Review and Outlook for the Future

Keynote Speaker: Dr. YAN Shaohua

Date: 19 October 2021


The 46th Workshop: Turkey's Internal and Foreign Affairs under the Centennial Change

Keynote Speaker: Dr. ZOU Zhiqiang

Date: 9 November 2021


The 47th Workshop: Integrative Innovation of Humanities Disciplines and Scientific Counterparts in International Studies

Keynote Speakers: Dr. WANG Guihua, Dr. QI Huaigao, Dr. CAI Cuihong, and Dr. WANG Xiaofeng 

Date: 22 December 2021


The 48th Workshop: The Cooperation between China and Latin America under Belt and Road Initiative: Progress, Opportunities and Challenges

Keynote Speaker: Dr. CAO Ting

Date: 29 March 2022


The 49th Workshop: India’s Strategic Culture and Foreign Policy Preferences

Keynote Speaker: Dr. XIE Chao

Date: 12 April 2022


The 50th Workshop: Structural Pressure, Ideational Bias, and Knowledge Promotion Conundrum for Rising Powers

Keynote Speaker: Dr. WEN Yao

Date: 26 April 2022


The 51st Workshop: Recent Development of China-Indonesia Relations

Keynote Speaker: Dr. XUE Song

Date: 9 August 2022

The 52nd Workshop: Area Studies from the Perspective of Domestic Politics

Keynote Speakers: Dr. WANG Hao, Dr. WANG Guangtao, Dr. XIE Chao, and Dr. ZOU Zhiqiang

Date:  1 November 2022


The 53rd Workshop: Japanese Economy and Society during the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Analysis Focusing on Microeconomic Entities

Keynote Speaker: Dr. JIANG Mingyu

Date: 7 March 2023


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