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FOCUS ASIA: China’s role in Southeast Asia

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Symposium

This one-day symposium will investigate the multiple roles that China plays in Southeast Asia with particular focus on how China influences political and democratic development in the region. It will also address domestic challenges within China to the country’s assertive development strategy connecting China with Southeast Asia. 

 

Programme
 

09.15-09.30     Astrid Norén-Nilsson, Welcome and Introduction

09.30-10.30     Andrew Mertha, Wagging the Dog: Cambodia’s Frustrating Relationship with China

10.30-10.45     Coffee break

10.45-11.45     Kheang Un, China’s “no-strings attached”: Aiding the status quo in Cambodia

11.45-13.00     Lunch break

13.00-14.00     Elsa Lafaye de Micheaux, Expecting normative change in Southeast Asia, driven by the rise of China: A set of hypotheses exemplified and discussed with a focus on the ´New Malaysia´

14.00-15.00     Yos Santasombat, Rent Capitalism and Shifting Plantations in the Mekong Borderlands: A Challenge of Chinese Economic Influence in Southeast Asia

15.00-15.30     Coffee break

15.30-16.30     Bertil Lintner, The Myanmar Corridor

16.30-17.00     Wrap-up panel discussion

 

For more information, please see here

Time: 
7 December 2018 09:15 to 17:00
Location: 
Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies, Asia Library, Sölvegatan 18 B, Lund
Contact: 
astrid.noren-nilsson [at] ace.lu.se

About the event

Time: 
7 December 2018 09:15 to 17:00
Location: 
Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies, Asia Library, Sölvegatan 18 B, Lund
Contact: 
astrid.noren-nilsson [at] ace.lu.se

Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies
Lund University
Sölvegatan 18 B, 223 62 Lund
Sweden

Phone: +46 46 222 38 61
E-mail: info [at] ace [dot] lu [dot] se