Event

DATE
November 29, 2017, 12:15 PM - 01:45 PM

TIME
12:15 PM

VENUE
LBJ School of Public Affairs, SRH 3.122

The End of a Special Relationship? The Deterioration of the China-North Korea Alliance
November 29, 2017, 12:15 PM - 01:45 PM
The End of a Special Relationship? The Deterioration of the China-North Korea Alliance

On Wednesday, November 29, 2017 the Robert Strauss Center welcomes Yun Sun, Senior Associate with the East Asia Program at the Stimson Center for a talk on Chinese foreign policy towards North Korea as part of the Center's Brumley Speaker Series. The event begins at 12:15PM in SRH 3.122 and is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

Yun Sun's expertise is in Chinese foreign policy, U.S.-China relations and China's relations with neighboring countries and authoritarian regimes. From 2011 to early 2014, she was a Visiting Fellow at the Brookings Institution, jointly appointed by the Foreign Policy Program and the Global Development Program, where she focused on Chinese national security decision-making processes and China-Africa relations. From 2008 to 2011, Yun was the China Analyst for the International Crisis Group based in Beijing, specializing on China's foreign policy towards conflict countries and the developing world. Prior to ICG, she worked on U.S.-Asia relations in Washington, DC for five years. Yun earned her master's degree in international policy and practice from George Washington University, as well as an MA in Asia Pacific studies and a BA in international relations from Foreign Affairs College in Beijing.