Workshop: Southeast Asia regional Security in the Context of Sino-U.S. Rivalry

SOAS, London, UK

7th June 2013

Venue: G50, Russell Square Campus Main Building, SOAS, University of London

Workshop Schedule

10:30AM Registration and Coffee

11:00AM Keynote Speech
Prof. Rosemary Foot (Oxford)
‘The Disruption of China's Resurgence: Reflections from an IR Perspective’

12:00PM Lunch

1:30PM Session 1: Southeast Asia and Geopolitics
Moderator: Dr. Stephen Hopgood (SOAS)

Dr. Alan Collins (Swansea)
‘The South China Sea Dispute: A State-Induced Security Dilemma’

Dr. Cheng-Chwee Kuik (Oxford)
‘Malaysia between the Great Powers: Policy Tradeoffs in a Small State’s Alignment Choice’

Dr. Jurgen Haacke (LSE)
‘Myanmar: Now a Site for
Sino–US Geopolitical Competition?’

Discussant: Dr. Evelyn Goh (Royal Holloway)

3:30PM Coffee Break

4:00pm Session 2: Southeast Asia and Non-conventional Security
Moderator: Dr. Dafydd Fell (SOAS)

Dr. Lee Jones (Queen Mary)
‘Non-Traditional Security, Political Economy and State Transformation: The Case of Avian Influenza in Indonesia’

Dr. Elena Barabantseva (Manchester)
‘Marriage Migration and Security on the Sino-Vietnamese Border’

Discussant: Dr. Enze Han (SOAS)


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