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Focus Asia 2018
December 7, 2018 - 09:15-17:00
China’s role in Southeast Asia
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.
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
15.00-15.30 Coffee break
15.30-16.30 Bertil Lintner, “The Myanmar Corridor”
16.30-17.00 Wrap-up panel discussion
When: 7 December, 09:15 – 17:00
Where: Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies, Asia Library, Sölvegatan 18 B, Lund