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, auditorium 23.0.50
On-line presentations

Time Title Presenter(s)


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


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


Multilateralism in the Indo-Pacific: The Role of India

Angana Kotokey and Anchita Borthakur 


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