Conference: Asia and Africa in Transition

Panel: Geopolitics, regional multilateralism, and economic cooperation in Asia

Convener: Bertel Heurlin, Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen

Panel programme

30 June, 9:00-11:00

Time Title Presenter(s)

9:00-9:15

China's BRI: Bilateral or Multilateral? 

Christopher Primiano and James Paradise
9:15-9:30 Comments: Cem Nalbantoğlu and Hao Niandong (5 mins)
Open Q&A and discussion
9:30-9:45 Repositioning Supply Chains and Geopolitics of "Indo-Pacific" Cem Nalbantoğlu and Hao Niandong
9:45-10:00 Comments: Christopher Primiano and James Paradise (5 mins)
Open Q&A and discussion

10:00-10:15

India and the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)- Implications for regional ‘free trade’ and a Atma Nirbhar Bharat (self-reliant India)

Arpita Das
10:15-10:30 Comments: Angana Kotokey and Anchita Borthakur (5 mins)
Open Q&A and discussion

10:30-10:45

Multilateralism in the Indo-Pacific: The Role of India

Angana Kotokey and Anchita Borthakur 

10:45-11:00

Comments: Arpita Das (5 mins)
Open Q&A and discussion