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CRP Workshop: Europe’s Past, Asia’s Future? Historical Lessons for Contemporary Maritime Governance in Asia

Agenda of workshop is to establish an original and viable comparative framework for understanding the development of maritime order and naval powers in Asia through the lens of the European experience; and an opportunity to grapple with more fundamental issues of nationhood, sovereignty, transnational processes, realist and cultural strategic culture, and self-regulation of non-state actors in the maritime space
When Nov 11, 2016 09:30 AM to
Nov 12, 2016 12:30 PM
Where Bateman Room, Gonville & Caius College
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The Centre for Rising Powers and L'Ecole Des Haute Etudes en Sciences Sociales are pleased to announce a joint workshop on 

Europe’s Past, Asia’s Future? 
Historical Lessons for Contemporary Maritime Governance in Asia

11 and 12 November 2016

Venue: Bateman Room, Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge, CB2 1TA

This workshop is generously supported by the Paris Sciences et Lettres - Cambridge Humanities Research (PSL-CHRG) Grants Scheme, the Chiang Ching Kuo Foundation (CCKF) for International Scholarly Exchange, and the Centre for Rising Powers (CRP) of the Department of Politics & International Studies (POLIS), University of Cambridge. 



Friday, 11 November 2016

Bateman Room, Gonville & Caius College


9:30-10:00 Registration

10:00-10:15 Opening Remarks

  • Dr Kun-Chin Lin, Centre for Rising Powers, Department of Politics & International Studies, University of Cambridge
  • Dr François Gipouloux, Centre d'études sur la Chine moderne et contemporaine (CECMC), EHESS


10:15-11:30 Panel I: Maritime Ambitions of Rising Powers

  • Dr Francois Gipouloux, EHESS

  • Professor Harriet Zurndorfer, Leiden University

  • Professor Maxmillian Terhalle, University of Winchester

 Panel Chair: Professor David Abulafia, University of Cambridge


11:30-11:45 Coffee break

11:45-13:00 Panel II: Maritime Order in East Asia

  • Professor Wang Gungwu, National University of Singapore

  • Dr Guillaume Carré, EHESS

  • Dr Paola Palanca, EHESS


13:00-14:00 Lunch 

14:00-15:15 Panel III: Navy as a Flexible Force

  • Professor Andrew Lambert, King’s College London

  • Ms Claudia Zanardi, King’s College London  

  • Dr Peter Sarris, University of Cambridge


Panel Chair: Professor Alison Bashford, University of Cambridge


15:15-15:30 Coffee break

15:30-16:45 Panel IV: Sustaining Naval Hegemony through Power Transitions 

  • Professor Steven Haines, University of Greenwich

  • Professor Wu Zhengyu, Renmin University of China

  • Dr Ronald Chung Yam Po, LSE

Panel Chair: Dr John Jenner, King’s College London

16:45-15:00 Concluding Discussion
18:00-21:00 Dinner at the Riverside Restaurant, University Centre, Granta Place, Cambridge CB2 1RU


Saturday, 12 November 2016
The Green Room, Gonville & Caius College


10:00-11:30am Agenda Setting for the Next Conference, Joint Grant Applications, and Publication Plans, chaired by Professor Francois Gipouloux


11:30-12:30pm Lunch and Departure of Guests 


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