27-04-2012 - kl. 09:36
The panel will discuss to what extent peaceful coexistence defines China’s foreign and national security policy and Beijing’s efforts to protect and progressively maximize China’s interests. The panel debate is based on the arguments in Liselotte Odgaard, China and Coexistence: Beijing’s National Security Strategy for the Twenty-First Century, Washington, DC: Woodrow Wilson Center Press/Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012.
Liselotte Odgaard is an Associate Professor at the Institute for Strategy at the Royal Danish Defence College. She wrote the book on China’s national security strategy when she was a residential fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, DC in 2008-9.
Discussants who will touch upon different subjects from the book:
- Major General Chen Zhou, Senior Fellow, Department of War Theories and Strategic Studies, Academy of Military Science (AMS) in Beijing.
- Bates Gill, Director, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)
- Senior Colonel Xu Hui, Director of the Teaching and Research Department at the College of Defence Studies at the National Defence University (NDU) in Beijing
- Robert H. Dorff, US Army War College, Strategic Studies Institute, Research Professor of National Security Affairs
The panel debate is open to the public and registration is required.
May 9, 2012, 12.30-15.00 pm.
At the Royal Danish Defence College, building 118.
To sign up please contact Lena Elmgreen Grau on IFS-UN01@FAK.DK no later than May 2nd 2012.
View the invitation in PDF.