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Fudan-European China Forum 2017

How can East Asia de-escalate tensions and build relations rooted in win–win cooperation?  This program will address the prospect of peace and prosperity in East Asia with a particular focus on the dynamics of Cross-strait Relations (Taiwan issue).   We are proud to invite leading experts to share their insights on this critical issue and discuss it from relational and comparative perspective.

Time: 5 May 2017, 13:30 -17:30

Venue: Asia House, Indiakaj 16, 2100 København

Programme

13:30-14:30     Keynote Lecture - The New Thinking of Peaceful Development of Cross-Strait Relations

Liu Guoshen | Dean, Professor, Institute for Taiwan Studies, Xiamen University

Moderator - Chunrong Liu | Executive Director, Fudan-European Center for China Studies, University of Copenhagen

Discussant - Clemens Stubbe Østergaard | Professor, NIAS Research Associate

14:30-14:45     Coffee Break

14:45-16:15     Panel Discussion – East Asian Peace in Relational and Comparative Perspective (10 mins per presentation)

Moderator - Geir Helgesen | Director, NIAS

Stein Tønnesson | Research Director, Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)

Xin Qiang | Director, Center for Taiwan Studies, Fudan University

Lars Vargo | Ambassador, Distinguished Fellow, Institute for Security and Development Polity (ISDP), Stockholm

Pavel Baev | Senior Researcher, Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO)

Zaneta Ozolina | Professor, University of Latvia, Latvia

16:15- 16:45    Book Launch – Explaining East Asian Peace: A Research Story

Gerald Jackson  | Editor-in-Chief, NIAS Press

Stein Tønnesson | Professor, Research Director, PRIO

16:45-17:30     Reception