Webinar on “The Courteous Power: Japan and Southeast Asia in an Evolving Indo-Pacific Order”

 

In this webinar, Dr John Ciorciari and Prof Kiyoteru Tsutsui discussed Japan’s engagement and Southeast Asian responses in the past and present, especially in infrastructure investment, multilateral diplomacy, and maritime security assistance. 

 

 

Webinar on “ASEAN and the New Geopolitics of the Indo-Pacific”

 

In this webinar, Professor Amitav Acharya examined how the “new geopolitics” differs from previous escalations of great power rivalry, especially during the Cold War period.

 

 

Webinar on “Remodelling Indonesia’s Maritime Governance: Comparative Lessons from the Region”

 

In this webinar, Dr Evan A. Laksmana elaborates on various policy options that Indonesia could pursue to transform its maritime governance system into a “dual authority” model backed by the Indonesian Navy and Indonesian Coast Guard.

 

 

Webinar on “Why Acute US-China Rivalry Will Endure and Cause Decline in US Influence in Southeast Asia”

 

In this webinar, Prof Robert Sutter explained the origins and evolution of US domestic politics underlying the remarkable hardening in US policy toward China, which began with the Trump administration and persists with the Biden administration.

 

 

Webinar on “Global Britain in Southeast Asia: Ambitions, Strategies and Challenges”

 

In this webinar, Ambassador Jon Lambe, Ambassador of the UK Mission to ASEAN, Ms Veerle Nouwens of the Royal United Services Institute, and Dr Thitinan Pongsudhirak of Chulalongkorn University discussed the UK’s Southeast Asia policy in the context of its overall Indo-Pacific vision, as well as Southeast Asia’s expectations and concerns over the UK’s geopolitical ambitions.

 

 

Webinar on “The Geopolitics of COVID-19 Vaccine Diplomacy in Southeast Asia”

 

In this webinar, Prof Yanzhong Huang, Mr Gregory B. Poling and Prof Stephen Nagy share their perspective of China, the USA and Japan’s approach towards vaccine diplomacy in Southeast Asia.

 

 

Webinar on “Southeast Asia, the United States and China: Stumbling into the New World Order”

 

In this webinar, Dr Shaun Narine examines the impact of political, social and economic instability in the US on Washington’s ability to manage and fulfill its various security obligations in the Asia Pacific region.

 

 

Webinar on “The Present and Future of Japan-China Relations: How Will They Affect Southeast Asia?”

 

In this webinar, Professor Akio Takahara discussed Japan and China’s relationship and how will they balance their competition and cooperation.

 

 

Webinar on “Revisiting the Belt and Road Initiative: Progress, Challenges and Prospects”

 

In this webinar, Dr Yu Hong sheds light on the issues and problems associated with BRI implementation, and its prospects going forward.

 

 

Webinar on “Coercion and Resistance: How Australia Awoke from its China Dream”

 

In this webinar, Professor Rory Medcalf talked about the deterioration in Australia-China relations.