China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Strategic and Economic Consequences – 7 January 2019
The Belt and Road Initiative has major strategic implications for international relations. Three leading institutions are bringing together recognised international authorities to debate the significance of China’s proposals for her Asian neighbours and the wider world.
Chairing: Professor Kerry Brown, Lau China Institute, KCL & Michael Kugelman, Deputy Director Asia, Wilson Center.
Morning speakers: Dr Shirley Yu, KCL; Prof Wang Yi-Wei, Renmin University, Beijing; Arif Rafiq, Middle East Institute, Washington DC; James Schwemlein, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Afternoon speakers: Prof Nalanda Roy, Georgia Southern University; Nadege Rolland, National Bureau of Asian Research, Washington DC; Dr Chun-Yi Lee, Nottingham University; Raffaello Pantucci, RUSI.