Past Event

Russia in the Indo-Pacific: Perspectives from China, Russia, and the United States

February 22, 2022
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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Zoom Webinar

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Artyom Lukin, Deputy Director for Research and Associate Professor at the School of Regional and International Studies, Far Eastern Federal University, Vladivostok, Russia

Elena Feditchkina Tracy, Associate Researcher at the Virtual Research Lab and Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center (REEEC) at the University of Illinois

Gaye Christoffersen, Former Professor of International Politics, Johns Hopkins University, SAIS, Nanjing Center

Ying Liu, Associate Professor, Institute of International Relations; Deputy Director of Center for Russian Studies, China Foreign Affairs University (CFAU)

Moderator: Elizabeth Wishnick, Senior Research Scientist, China and Indo-Pacific Studies division, CNA, on leave from Montclair State University in 2022, Senior Research Scholar, WEAI, Columbia University

Russia’s role in the Indo-Pacific is an understudied topic—while much of the discussion of Russia in Asia typically focuses on its response to geopolitical rivalries, the volume addresses ideational factors in Russia’s relations with regional and global powers, the domestic drivers of Russia’s Asia-Pacific policy, as well as the complex iteration of regional identities in Asia-Pacific Russia and in the Sino-Russian partnership. Contributors to this volume are based across Russia, China, Japan, Malaysia, Vietnam, and the USA, drawing on a range of multinational perspectives and theoretical approaches. Panelists at this event will present views from Beijing, Vladivostok, and the United States.

This event is sponsored by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute.

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Julie Kwan