SILK ROAD FORUM
Silk Road Forums in Past Chronological Order:
Silk Road Forum "Commonalities Between Russia, Prussia and South Africa: Eurasian Economic Integration in Comparative Perspective", with Dr. Kathleen Hancock, Stockholm.
Silk Road Forum "Pakistan’s War Against Global Terrorism: the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA)" with Dr. Maqsud H. Nuri, Stockholm.
Silk Road Forum on "Regionalism and Regional Cooperation in Central Asia", with Roy Allison, Stockholm.
Roundtable on "Russia
in 2008: Domestic and International
Challenges", in cooperation with
the Swedish Institute of International Affairs,
Workshop on "Europe's
energy security: Gazprom's dominance and
the role of the Caspian region", with
Pavel Baev, Robert Larsson, Vladimir Socor,
Elin Suleymanov, and Mamuka Tsereteli.
22 February 2007
Turkey Forum "The Role of Religion in Turkish Politics", with Prof. Dogu Ergil, organized jointly with Swedish Defense College, Stockholm.
8 February 2007
Turkey Forum on "New Trends in Turkish Foreign Policy", with Prof. Mensur Akgun, Director of TESEV's foreign policy program, organized jointly with Swedish Defense College, Stockholm.
December 5, 2006: Silk Road Forum on “The Energy Security and Geopolitics in Central Eurasia: A Chinese Perspective” with Associate Prof. Guo Xuetang of the Department of Political Science and Deputy Director of Institute of International Politics at Tongji University in Shanghai, China.
November 27, 2006: Silk Road Forum on “China's Changing Policy on UN Peacekeeping Operations”, with Associate Prof. He Yin of China Peacekeeping CIVPOL Training Center, Armed Police Forces Academy, China.
November 7, 2006: Silk Road Forum on “Current trends of contemporary Chinese Studies in Japan” with Professor Kokubun, Director of the Institute of East Asian Studies, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan. The seminar was held back to back with Dr. Michael Schoenhals, Centre for Languages and Literature, Chinese, Lund University who talked on the Cultural Revolution and his latest book Mao’s Last Revolution.
November 7, 2006: Silk Road Forum on “The Politics of History in Sino-Japanese Relations”, with Prof. Kokubun, Director of the Institute of East Asian Studies, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan.
November 2, 2006: Silk Road Forum on "China's defense policy and PLA modernization", with Ms. Liu Lin, Academy of Military Science, Beijing, China.
October 11, 2006: Silk Road Forum on "Asia's Regional Security Architecture" with Dr Eric Teo.
October 6, 2006: Silk Road Forum on "China-Southeast Asia relations" with Dr Eric Teo.
September 28, 2006: Silk Road Forum on “Managing the North Korea nuclear problem” with Mark Fitzpatrick, IISS.
September 11, 2006:Silk Road Forum on “Central Asia and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization” with Dr. Pan Guang.
August 31, 2006: Silk Road Forum on Cross-Strait Relations and Conflict Management, with Prof. Peter Tzeng, Uppsala.
August 31, 2006:
Silk Road Forum with Major Liu Lin from the Academy of Military Science, Beijing.
February 22, 2006: Silk Road Forum on East Asian regionalism and the 6-party talks with Dr. Zhang Tiejun (Shanghai Institute for International Studies, China) and Dr. Jaewoo Choo (Kyung Hee University, South Korea).
April 11, 2005, Silk Road Forum on: "The North Korean Problem: the Post 9/11 Phase" with Prof. Daojiong Zha, Renmin Univeristy, Beijing.
April 7, 2005 Silk Road Forum: "China's Energy Policies in an Era of Increasing Interdependence" by Daojiong Zha, Associate Professor of Political Science and Director at the Center for International Energy Security, Renmin University, China.
March 17, 2005, Silk Road Forum: " China's Security Strategy on its Periphery" with Dr. Hua Han , Visiting Fellow, Silk Road Studies Program, and School of International Studies, Peking University, Beijing
March 16, 2005, Silk Road Forum: " Efforts to Combat Money Laundering and Terrorist Finance in the Post 9/11 Era " with Dr. Trifin Roule, Research Fellow, CACI & SRSP and Senior Intelligence Analyst, Northrop Grumman Corp.
February 23, 2005, Silk Road Forum: The Silk Road Studies Program and the Swedish Defence College held a joint lecture on "China's Peaceful Rise - understanding the debate" with Dr. Hua Han, Peking University.
January 26, 2005, Silk Road Forum co-sponsored with the Swedish Institute of International Affairs,: "Azerbaijan and Europe: An Evolving Partnership" with Ali Kerimli, Chairman, Popular Front of Azerbaijan Party
August 24, 2004, Silk Road Forum: "China’s Foreign Policy Choices and Security Strategies in East Asia" by Prof. QIN Yaqing, Vice President and Professor of International Studies, China Foreign Affairs University, Beijing, China.
March 19, 2004, Silk Road Forum: “Creating New Horizons: Chinas Foreign Policy in the Early 21st Century" with Dr. Zhang Tiejun, Department of American Studies,
Shanghai Institute of International Studies.
February 4, 2004, Silk Road Forum: "It's not about the "Heartland": Approaching Geopolitics through the Study of Geo-Gravitational Centers and Pillars of World Politics" by Visiting Senior Research Fellow Dr. Su Hao.
The Silk Road Forum
The Silk Road Forum, held in Uppsala and Stockholm, is a Forum for rigorous discussion of issues pertaining to the Silk Road region.
The purposes of the forum are:
To keep the Silk Road region in the attention of the European foreign policy elite.
To make steadily available the fruits of the latest and most authoritative research and analyses on conditions in this region.
To alert all those interested in the region to questions that are important but neglected in the public debate.
To give visiting officials and experts from the Silk Road countries an opportunity to present their views to a wider audience than might otherwise available to them.