The Geopolitics of the South China Sea

Date/Time: Tue 15 Aug / 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Location: Dyason House


School of Social Sciences (SoSS)

The Geopolitics of the South China Sea

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Remy Davison

What is the future of the South China Sea (SCS) dispute? The SCS is the biggest trade route in the world. In its landmark 2016 judgement, the Permanent Court of Arbitration ruled against the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) claim to the SCS as its “historic waters.” The PRC continues to militarise the SCS, which has led to increasing friction between the US and China. Can geopolitical and geoeconomic issues in the SCS be resolved peacefully, or will this maritime region remain a potential flashpoint? Dr. Remy Davison addresses these questions in the context of his latest book, The New Global Politics of the Asia-Pacific: Conflict and Cooperation in the Asian Century (2017).

$20 AIIA Members.
$10 Student members.
$30 Non-member.
$15 Non-member student.

Biography:
Dr. Remy Davison is Jean Monnet Chair in Politics & Economics and a UN Global Expert. He is the author of The New Global Politics of the Asia-Pacific: Conflict and Cooperation in the Asian Century (2017); The Political Economy of Single Market Europe (2011); and Foreign Policies of the Great and Emerging Powers (2008).

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