Hearing: China's State Control Mechanisms and Methods

April 14, 2005


Room 385, Russell Senate Office Building
Delaware and Constitution Avenues, NE
Washington, DC 20510

Co-Chairs: Commissioners June Teufel Dreyer and William Reinsch

AGENDA

OPENING STATEMENTS

  • OPENING STATEMENT BY CHAIRMAN C. RICHARD D'AMATO [Remarks]
  • OPENING STATEMENT BY CO-CHAIR JUNE TEUFEL DREYER [Remarks]
  • OPENING STATEMENT BY CO-CHAIR WILLIAM A. REINSCH [Remarks]

Congressional Perspectives

  • Congressman Dan Burton (R-IN) [Remarks]
  • Congressman David Wu (D-OR) [Remarks]

Administration Views

  • Ms. Susan O’Sullivan, Senior AdvisorBureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, Department of State

Open Net Initiative (ONI) Report Release - "Internet Filtering in China in 2004-2005"

  • Mr. John Palfrey, Executive Director, Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA [Testimony]
  • OpenNet Initiative Country Study: Internet Filtering in China, 2004-2005
  • Mr. Derek Bambauer, Fellow, Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Harvard Law School
  • Mr. Nart Villeneuve, Director, Technical Research, Citizen Lab, Munk Centre for International Studies, University of Toronto

Panel I: Political Developments

  • Dr. JIAO Guobiao, former Professor, College of Journalism and Communications, Beijing University
  • Dr. Perry Link, Professor, East Asian Studies, Princeton University [Testimony]
  • Dr. Richard Baum, Director, Center for Chinese Studies, Department of Political Science, University of California at Los Angeles [Testimony]

Panel II: The State of the Chinese Media and Internet in China

  • Dr. James Mulvenon, Deputy Director, Defense Group Inc., Falls Church, VA [Testimony]
  • Mr. XIAO Qiang, Director, China Internet Project, University of California at Berkeley [Testimony]
  • Mr. Ken Berman, Manager, Anti-Censorship Program, Broadcasting Board of Governors, Washington, D.C. [Testimony]
  • Mr. Frank Smyth, Journalist Security Program Coordinator, Committee to Protect Journalists, Washington, D.C. [Testimony]

Panel III: Chinese Nationalism and Its Implications for US-China Relations

  • Dr. Edward Friedman, Hawkins Chair Professor of Political Science, University of Wisconsin [Testimony]
  • Dr. YU Maochun, Associate Professor of East Asia and Military History, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis [Testimony]

Panel IV: Socio-Economic Unrest and State Control Mechanisms