[WEBCAST] China’s Rejuvenation and the Strategic Autonomy of Southeast Asia - Roundtable with Don EmmersonVIEW EVENT DETAILS
(Groundbreaker and Innovator Member Event)
Join Asia Society Northern California on Tuesday, November 17 for an Executive Roundtable with Don Emmerson, Senior Fellow Emeritus at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University, who will discuss his new book The Deer and the Dragon: Southeast Asia and China in the 21st Century. Tan See Seng, Professor of International Relations at RSIS and co-author of the book will also speak. The book will address the overarching theme of: will the nations of Southeast Asia maintain their strategic autonomy, or are they destined to become a subservient periphery of China?
Date: Tuesday, November 17 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Pacific
Groundbreaker and Innovator Event. Please email James Gale at JGale@asiasociety.org if you are interested in attending. Space is limited.
11:00 a.m. Program Begins
12:00 p.m. Program Concludes
Link to join virtually will be emailed to guests the day before and an hour before the program is scheduled to begin from James Gale at JGale@asiasociety.org. This will be a Zoom meeting; we encourage participants to turn on their cameras to make this session as interactive as possible.
At Stanford, in addition to his work for the Southeast Asia Program and his affiliations with CDDRL and the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies, Donald Emmerson has taught courses on Southeast Asia in East Asian Studies, International Policy Studies, and Political Science. He is active as an analyst of current policy issues involving Asia. In 2010 the National Bureau of Asian Research and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars awarded him a two-year Research Associateship given to “top scholars from across the United States” who “have successfully bridged the gap between the academy and policy.”
Emmerson’s research interests include Southeast Asia-China-US relations, the South China Sea, and the future of ASEAN. His publications, authored or edited, span more than a dozen books and monographs and some 200 articles, chapters, and shorter pieces. Recent writings include The Deer and the Dragon: Southeast Asia and China in the 21st Century (ed., 2020); “‘No Sole Control’ in the South China Sea,” in Asia Policy (2019); ASEAN @ 50, Southeast Asia @ Risk: What Should Be Done? (ed., 2018); “Singapore and Goliath?,” in Journal of Democracy (2018); “Mapping ASEAN’s Futures,” in Contemporary Southeast Asia (2017); and “ASEAN Between China and America: Is It Time to Try Horsing the Cow?,” in Trans-Regional and –National Studies of Southeast Asia (2017).
Tan See Seng
Tan See Seng is Professor of International Relations at RSIS. He is an elected member of the NTU Advisory Board. He previously served in the NTU Senate. He was selected by Arizona State University’s School of Politics and Global Studies (SPGS) as its 2018 Distinguished Alum. Prof Tan received the RSIS Best Teacher Award in 2016. An author/editor of 17 books and monographs, he has published over 80 scholarly articles and book chapters. His latest books include The Responsibility to Provide in Southeast Asia: Towards an Ethical Explanation (Bristol University Press, 2019) and The Legal Authority of ASEAN as a Security Institution (Cambridge University Press, 2019). Prof Tan is a regular consultant for international organisations and national governments including that of Singapore, and has held visiting appointments and fellowships at various universities and research institutes. He previously served as Deputy Director and Head of Research of the RSIS Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies and as Head of the RSIS Centre for Multilateralism Studies. He holds a PhD from Arizona State University and MA and BA Honours (First) degrees from the University of Manitoba.
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