The Asian Studies Days will be arranged on November 9-10 at the University of Helsinki. The theme of the days is
“China-US Relations and Asian Security”
The Days are arranged jointly by the China Law Center of the University of Helsinki, the Confucius Institute of the University of Helsinki, the Finnish Institute of International Affairs and the Finnish University Network for Asian Studies. The event has received generous support from the Joel Toivola Foundation.
November 9, 2017
Morning: 9:00-11:00, venue: University of Helsinki, AUD 116,Unioninkatu 35
Expert lectures by invited speakers (no pre-registration)
9:00-9:30 Coffee & tea
An Introduction to the South China Sea Dispute
Li Mingjiang, Professor, Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
The Current Fundamental Situation over North Korea
Shi Yinhong, Professor of International Relations, Renmin University of China
Afternoon: 13:00-15:30, venue: University of Helsinki, AUD 116,Unioninkatu 35
China Research Day 2017 (pre-registration needed). Organised in cooperation with FIIA.
13:00-13.30 Coffee & tea
Welcoming words and introduction to the theme:
Julie CHEN, Professor of Chinese Studies, University of Helsinki
The United States and China Today: The Emerging Strategic Retrenchment in Dynamic Uncertainties:
SHI Yinhong, Professor of International Relations, Renmin University of China
Sabine BURGHART, University lecturer, Centre for East Asian Studies, University of Turku
China’s Strategy in the South China Sea Dispute:
LI Mingjiang, Professor, Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Jyrki KALLIO, Senior Research Fellow, the Finnish Institute of International Affairs
15:30 End of seminar
The event is chaired by Elina SINKKONEN, Senior Research Fellow, the Finnish Institute of International Affairs.
Evening: 18:30–19:30 Reception hosted by the City of Helsinki, Old Court House, Aleksanterinkatu 20
Please note that the dress code for the reception is smart casual. Once your registration has been confirmed you will receive an invitation for the reception which you need to print out and present at the entrance.
We kindly ask you to confirm your participation both in the China Resear Day seminar and the reception by Wednesday 1 November by filling in the registration form through the link below. Please also indicate any dietary restrictions.
Doctoral training seminar
9-15:00 venue: Unioninkatu 38, seminar rooms D112 and D113.
9:00-11:00 first sessions
11:00-12:00 lunch break
12:00-13:30 second session
13:30-14:00 coffee/tea break
14:00-15:00 third session