GEOPOLITICS BEYOND BORDERS #5
QUAD-AUKUS & the Rise of the Indo-Pacific
Thursday | 31 March 2022 | 3.30pm UK
Roundtable to discuss the strategic focus on South Asia in the QUAD-AUKUS alliance, in the larger geopolitical intentions of superpowers.
Speakers: Frédéric Grare (@fgrare) is Senior Policy Fellow, Asia Programme, at the European Council on Foreign Relations, with expertise in security issues concerning South Asia, the Indo-Pacific, and related issues; Yuka Koshino (@YukaKoshino) is Research Fellow for Security & Technology at The International Institute for Security Studies (IISS), London, and an expert on Japanese security, economic security & technology policy; Harsh V Pant is Professor of International Relations, King's India Institute, King's College London, and Director, Studies & Head, Strategic Studies Programme, Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi; Peter Watkins is Visiting Senior Fellow at LSE IDEAS, and was formerly Director General Strategy & International (2017-18) & Director General Security Policy (2014-17), Ministry of Defence, United Kingdom.
Discussant: Christopher Coker is Professor & Co-Director of LSE IDEAS (LSE's Foreign Policy think tank), an expert on US security issues, the author, most recently, of Why War? (2021), and member of the Faculty Advisory Group of LSE South Asia Centre.
Chair: Nilanjan Sarkar is Deputy Director, LSE South Asia Centre (@SAsiaLSE).
This event is part of our Geopolitics beyond Borders series in collaboration with LSE IDEAS.
Image: Oliver Dumoulin, 'Pacific Beach Pier', 2019, Unsplash.
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