On December 22nd, the 2018 China Think Tank Governance: Theoretical Dissemination Summit Forum was convened in Nanjing. At the Forum,the 2018 Chinese Think Tank Index Report jointly initiated by China Think Tank Research and Evaluation Centers of Nanjing University and Guangming Daily was officially released.The Center for American Studies at Fudan University has been shortlisted and takes the leading position, achieving impressive performance with Paramount A+ in the First Tier of Top 100 Think Tanks among Chinese Institutes of Higher Learning. "Elucidations on the First Year of the Donald J. Trump-Led U.S. Administration", an academic research report, in principally coordinative endeavors by the CAS community at Fudan, is chiefly-edited by Professor Wu Xinbo, Executive Director and Chief Expert at Collaborative Innovation Center for New Model of China-U.S. Major-Country Relationship, Director of Center for American Studies and Dean, Institute of International Studies at Fudan University with Professor Da Wei, Chief Expert at Collaborative Innovation Center for New Model of China-U.S. Major-Country Relationship and Assistant to the President of University of International Relations,awarded and harvesting the 2018 Annual Outstanding Academic Yields granted by Chinese Think Tank Index .
Via comprehensively integrating the indexes of academic outputs, quality events and publicity impact with tallied ballots out of multiple sector professionals, the Center for American Studies at Fudan University stands out as one of the 25 A+ entities, excelling from the originally rated 441 Think Tanks Affiliated to Chinese Universities with remarkable superiority and brilliance. By virtue of the strikingly-conspicuous PAI Index issued by CTTI, the Center for American Studies at Fudan proceeds onwards into Top 15 Think Tanks within the realms of regional and international relations nationwide.
In 2018, a total of 410 academic outputs are declared into participatory assessments, 30 of which feature the highlights. Following the initial screening,academia experts’ balloting and verified review, "Elucidations on the First Year of the Donald J. Trump-Led U.S. Administration", the academic research report in application, has won the 2018 Annual Outstanding Academic Yields granted by CTTI. The academic research report was taken the lead by CAS, Fudan, jointly accomplished by 16 experts and scholars from Fudan University, Peking University, Renmin University of China, Institute of American Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Institute of American Studies, China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations and PLA Academy of Military Sciences, presenting the crystallization of collective wisdom, comprehensively reflecting on and reviewing the Trump administration's policies and the corresponding impact.
Evolving around the notable changes arising in U.S. domestic politics, economy and society, the vital adjustments of the U.S. foreign policy as well as the impact of "The Trump Phenomenon" brought to America and its relationship with the outside world, we conduct all-dimensional, multi-tiered and in-depth analysis and researches on U.S. President Trump's First Year in office, unveiling various mists accompanying the Trump Impact,in quest of the trends of certainties among the uncertainties, thereby grasping the reality more precisely and seeking out the clues of evaluating and researching on the future orientations.The academic report gains the widely-dedicated attention out of decision-making departments, domestic academia and media circles.Further noteworthy, the potential that China and the U.S.forge a new era of competitiveness has been reflectively anticipated in January, 2018. What underlies between the lines verifies the foresight into Trump's presidency , which could spark the re-emergence of multiple potentials existing in Sino-U.S. relations.