Regional Cooperation and Non-traditional Security: The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China
A colloquium with Prof. Xinsheng Wang, Department of International Relations, Zhongshan University
Thursday, May 13, 20043:30 PM - 5:00 PM
10383 Bunche Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095
This talk will discuss the current situation of terrorism in Southeast Asia. It will focus on the archipelago states of Indonesia and the Philippines, highlighting differences in policy and attitude taken by these countries towards their increasing security challenges, and the impact of these policies on the scale and efficiency of regional cooperation on non-traditional security. Finally, the role of China in the new multilateral framework will be particularly analyzed.
Xinsheng Wang is Professor and Chair of the Department of International Relations, Zhongshan University, China. During 2003-04 he is a Fulbright Visiting Research Scholar in the UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies. Graduated from Beijing University (1982) and Zhongshan University in Guangzhou (1985), he was a visiting scholar to Nice University in France (1992-1993) and to Hong Kong University (1999). For a decade he has focused his research on Southeast Asian studies, and is the author or editor of the publications: Politics and Diplomacy of Contemporary Southeast Asia (1998); Ethnic Chinese in Southeast Asia after World War II (2000); Foreign Relations of ASEAN Countries (2001); Anti-Terrorism and Asia-Pacific Security (2002); International Relations of the Asia-Pacific Region after 9.11 and China's Accession to WTO ( 2003).
Cost : Free and open to the public.
Sponsor(s): Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Center for Chinese Studies