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Global futures: China as a European power

Wednesday 26 June 2019, 10.00AM to 2.00pm

Speaker(s): Professor Christopher R Hughes, Dr Dimitrios Stroikos

Schedule for the day

Welcome & introductory remarks: 10:00 a.m.

Dr Indrajit Roy, York

Session 1: 10:15am - 11:30am

Prof Christopher Hughes, LSE: “Artificial Intelligence: Ethics and Security”

Dr Dimitrios Stroikos, York: “Geopolitics versus Geoeconomics: The Case of Sino-Greek Relations”

Dr Filippo Boni, Birmingham: “The Geopolitical Implications of China’s BRI: Comparing Europe and South Asia”

Mr Ran Hu, York: “Europe: a BRI-Taker or a BRI-Shaper?”

Chair: Dr Simona Davidescu, York 

Session 2: 11:45am - 1pm

Dr Catherine Jones, St. Andrews: “China-Europe Relations – Agents or Catalysts”

Dr Jan Knoerich, King’s College London: “Controversies and Contradictions about Chinese Investments in Europe” 

Dr Kingsley Edney, Leeds: “Network Power and China’s United Front in Europe: Investment, Ideology and International Order”

Mr Samuel Rogers, Bristol: “China and Central Europe: Deepened Patrimonialism or an Exit from the Post-1989 Dependency 'Trap'?”

Chair: Dr Nick Ritchie, York

Working lunch, 1pm – 2pm

Wrap up & next steps 2pm

Dr Dimitrios Stroikos & Dr Indrajit Roy, York

Location: Derwent College, Department of Politics, D/N/104

Admission: Email: to register your interest